• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Yams or Sweet Potatoes

Enslaved Africans enjoyed the New World sweet potato much as they did the closely-related yam, a native root crop of West Africa.

Did You Know?

two eagles flying to Nest

Before European settlement began in North America, bald eagles numbered an estimated half a million, enough for there to be a nest located along every mile of the Chesapeake Bay shoreline.