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“Bartering for a Continent: How Anglo-Indian Trade Shaped America” Special Exhibition

The importance of trade between American Indians and English colonists, from the founding of Jamestown through the American Revolution, and the role of Virginia in the development of a new world of exchange in goods and commodities across the North American continent is explored in this six-month special exhibition. More

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Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia

Explore colonial Virginia foodways during a three-day event beginning on Thanksgiving Day.  At Jamestown Settlement, learn how food was gathered, preserved and prepared by Powhatan Indians and English colonists. At the Yorktown Victory Center, learn about typical Revolutionary War soldiers’ fare and trace the farm's bounty from field to kitchen.

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A Colonial Christmas

Experience centuries-old holiday traditions and, December 23-31, festivities featuring period musical entertainment and appearances at Jamestown Settlement by the Lord of Misrule.

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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.

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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 interpretive programs on Powhatan Indian and English interactions, military and maritime displays, and traditional entertainment. Separate site admission. More

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