The button from a doublet jacket of the type Captain John Smith wore in his portrait. A copper alloy finger ring with the remains of gilding on the inside. A small copper alloy hinge that could have fastened a book or a small box.
These artifacts came out of the large pit feature near the corner of the James Fort extension in the last weeks of September. But archaeologists for the Jamestown Rediscovery Project are wondering why more artifacts haven't come out of the feature. 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.