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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: 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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