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The World of Pocahontas
World of Pocahontas, Unearthed exhibition

World of Pocahontas, Unearthed exhibition
The World of Pocahontas, Unearthed exhibition
A new exhibit now open at Historic Jamestowne reveals new details about the material world of Virginia's Native peoples and their interaction with the English settlers. "The World of Pocahontas, Unearthed" draws from thousands of archaeological artifacts found at James Fort that have illuminated the lifeways of the Chesapeake's Indian peoples in the early contact period of 1607-1614 at Jamestown. more...

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Jane's rediscovery is an Archaeology worldwide top 10

For the second time in four years, the work of the Jamestown Rediscovery staff has made Archaeology Magazine's list of Top 10 Discoveries of the Year worldwide. The find announced last May was the first forensic evidence of survival cannibalism in a European colony in North America. more...

Where are We Digging Now?

Pocahontas overseeing this year's excavation
Pocahontas overseeing this year's excavation
For years the outstretched arms of Pocahontas have beckoned visitors to explore. Now it looks like she was also trying to call the attention of archaeologists to a major part of the James Fort extension.

Daily discoveries in the ground around her statue have led the Jamestown Rediscovery team and their 10 Field School students to open new units so they can piece together evidence from the 2011 and 2013 excavations. more...



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istoric Jamestowne is the site of the first permanent English settlement in America. The site is jointly administered by the National Park Service and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation on behalf of Preservation Virginia.


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Upcoming Events

First Assembly Day Commemoration
Saturday, July 26 2014

Captain Brewster's Kids
Thursday, July 31 2014 at 11:30 AM

"no reason why the Collonie should not thrive"
Saturday, August 2 2014

notable artifact found in the summer of 2008 is a brass medallion bearing the likeness of Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange. more...
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