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Historic Trades Fair

Blacksmiths, potters, turners, carvers, spinners and more gather at Jamestown Settlement to showcase historical trades and sell crafts and wares.

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“AfterWARd: The Revolutionary Veterans Who Built America” Special Exhibition

When the battle ceased at Yorktown, it was just the beginning. Follow the incredible stories of veterans of the Siege of Yorktown -- George Washington, Charles Cornwallis, Henry Knox, Alexander Hamilton, the Marquis de Lafayette and James Lafayette -- and discover how they went on after the war to help shape the America we know today. More

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“AfterWARd” with James Lafayette

James Lafayette’s success as a spy for American forces was instrumental in setting up the siege at Yorktown. As part of the "AfterWARd" special exhibition, actor Jamar Jones presents Slave Spy, a one-man show depicting this overlooked story.

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Liberty Celebration

Salute the 241st anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Observe tactical drills, take part in a variety of military exercises, and learn about the challenges that faced our nation’s founders, including those who signed the historic document.

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“Pocahontas Imagined” Special Exhibition

Four hundred years after the 1617 death of Pocahontas in England, her image and legend live on. Using depictions of Pocahontas from across the centuries, this special exhibition aims to illuminate the reasons behind her enduring legacy. Public lectures presented in partnership with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will take place on September 5 and 13 and October 3.

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