Discover the story of America's first permanent English colony.
Gain a new perspective on the Revolutionary-War era.
Explore museum special exhibitions past and present.
Videos make history fun for teachers and students alike.
Fun selection of Jamestown and Revolutionary War videos.
Listen to historical overviews, lectures and interviews
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Practice using map terms with the John Smith map (as seen in the video) identification activity and by creating your own neighborhood map, then create your own compass.
Board a 17th-century ship with Anna and discover how passengers and crew survived the high seas as they journeyed to Jamestown. Then use the activity sheets to try your hand at being a sailor or passe
Compare modern and Powhatan cornbread recipes, then learn more about the Powhatan food practices and seasons by playing the ‘Powhatan Seasons of Food’ matching game.
Find out how 17th-century sailors navigated across vast oceans and learn to use a period navigation tool.
Peter Firstbrook lecture about the accomplishments of Captain John Smith
Visit Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center during the holiday season!
Experience America’s beginnings at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center.
Meet some of the men and women who shaped Jamestown's history.
This series of minute-long videos describes the establishment of the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown in 1607.
Meet some of the historical interpretors at Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center.
Learn about Powhatan's capital city.
A special exhibition organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.