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Military Through the Ages

At Jamestown Settlement's "Military Through the Ages," re-enactors and modern-day units show how uniforms, weapons and military tactics evolved through the centuries. This chronological display of military history features artillery firings, a Saturday children’s parade, and a Sunday military pass-in-review. This year’s event also highlights the centennial of America’s entry into World War I. More

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Grand Opening Celebration of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Celebrate the grand opening of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, featuring an introductory film, timeline, immersive exhibition galleries and living-history experiences that show the epic scale of the Revolution and the richness and complexity of the country’s Revolutionary heritage. Over the course of the 13-day celebration, each day will highlight one of America’s 13 original states as

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Jamestown Day

A jointly sponsored event at Jamestown Settlement & Historic Jamestowne Mark the 410th anniversary of the 1607 founding of Jamestown, America’s first permanent English colony. Discover Jamestown's legacy through a variety of maritime and interpretive programs and artillery firings. Climb aboard a Jamestown Settlement ship and see one sail, and take part in archaeological programs at Histori

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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” Special Exhibition

In "AfterWARd," the inaugural special exhibition at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, follow the incredible stories of four veterans of the Siege of Yorktown — Henry Knox, Alexander Hamilton, the Marquis de Lafayette and James Lafayette — and how they went on after the war to help shape the America we know today.  A series of related programs and public lectures will take place on June 1

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