Jamestown, A Place of Many Beginnings

Walk in the steps of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas where a successful English colonization of North America began.  Despite early struggles to survive, the 1607 settlement evolved into a prosperous colony.  As the colony expanded, the Virginia Indians were pushed out of their homeland.  In 1619, the arrival of Africans was recorded, marking the origin of slavery in English North America.

Women's History Month

Women's History Month

The 45 minute programs will allow the visitors to meet living history characters imparting their personal stories about daily life.

Last updated: March 16, 2019

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Yorktown, VA 23690

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