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Special to The Los Angeles TimesDespite her legendary status, Pocahontas is all but ignored. VIRGINIA Jamestown, Va. — RACHEL SECAN came to Jamestown wearing her Pocahontas costume and pink snow boots. She was hoping to see something about her favorite Indian princess. Why...
The Virginia GazetteYORK – The ARMY advanced at Yorktown on Friday. During a ceremony outside the Yorktown Victory Center attended by local and state officials, the cornerstone of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (ARMY) was dedicated. The 80,000-square-...
When the director of the Middle Passage port markers project arrives in Yorktown to give a talk about slavery Friday night, she'll find herself in the perfect place. Though Old Point Comfort and Jamestown can lay claim to the first Africans in English...
WILLIAMSBURG - Although Friday, when the cornerstone for the new American Revolutionary Museum at Yorktown will be laid, is the big day of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation's board meetings, there was an unveiling Thursday as well. At a luncheon meeting...
Daily PressVirginia residents can visit Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center an unlimited number of times throughout the entire year for the cost of a single-day ticket. The museums’ American Heritage Annual Pass is available online to...
The settlers' first landing •Terry: Under the Almanac, you guys have Captain John Smith went ashore at Cape Henry, Virginia, to establish the first permanent English settlement. That's not what I've learned in school. It's Jamestown. I think you...
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JAMESTOWN - All Virginia residents can now visit Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center, state-operated living-history museums that tell the story of the nation’s beginnings, an unlimited number of times during an entire year for the...
MATHEWS — A replica of one of the three ships that brought the first English colonists to Virginia more than 400 years ago will be docked at Williams Wharf Landing on the East River from Friday through Sunday and host tours for Mathews...
The Virginia GazetteOn a recent morning at the Jamestown Settlement, a group of around 40 York County teachers fanned out across the vast campus armed with iPads to shoot video of the James Fort, Powhatan village and the ships Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery. The...
From the beginning, the first Africans who began arriving in Virginia in 1619 faced a harder life than the white indentured servants whose labors they shared. Singled out by religion and the color of their skin, they were seen very early on as...
Nearly 232 years after Washington's momentous victory over the British at Yorktown, it can be hard for modern-day Americans to gauge the immensity of the changes unleashed by the Revolution. The war itself was just one of many ways is which daily life...
Ready to light up the holidays? I'm not talking about the strings of holiday lights you are busy hanging around your house. (Why is it they're always so tangled when you take them out?) I'm talking about holiday light displays that seem to go up...
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