• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Sesame Seed

sesame seed
This African seasoning, according to Thomas Jefferson, “was brought to S. Carolina from Africa by the negroes…. They bake it in their bread, boil it with greens, enrich their broth, &c.”

Did You Know?

Buttercup flower in full bloom

The common dandelion, buttercup and white clover we see in Virginia today originally came from Europe.