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Videos

Choose a video category below to learn more about Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center.

Video Categories


Welcome to our museums

Experience America’s beginnings at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center.

Jamestown Chronicles

Meet some of the men and women who shaped Jamestown's history.

Quadricentennial Minutes

This series of minute-long videos describes the establishment of the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown in 1607.

Passionality Profiles

Meet some of the historical interpretors at Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center.

Werowocomoco: Seat of Power

Learn about Powhatan's capital city.

17th Century: Gateway to the Modern World

A special exhibition organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.

Discovering Jamestown

A series of five educational videos about Jamestown created by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and WHRO.

King James I

Howard Burnham portrays King James I in this dynamic five-part series.

The Economics Of Jamestown

Investigate the economy of 17th-century Jamestown through inquiry with historical interpreters at Jamestown Settlement.

The Story of the Sea Venture

Learn about the voyage of the Sea Venture.

From Matchlock to Flintlock

Explore the mechanics of matchlock and flintlock muskets in this video about 17th- and 18th-century firearms.

Virginia Seeks a Crop

"Virginia Seeks a Crop" lecture by Karen Kupperman