• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Watermelon

watermelon
 
This African fruit was described in 1705 by plantation owner Robert Beverley as “excellently good and very pleasant to the Taste, as also to the Eye; having the Rind of a lively green Colour, … the Meat of a Carnation and the Seed black, and shining….”
 

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