2019 Commemoration Highlights

Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Among the highlights of the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution, was a May 24, 2019, visit by a delegation from the Royal Return to Ghana African Unity 400 to Jamestown Settlement, honoring the 1619 arrival of the first documented Africans to North America. Here, Rev. Dr. A. K. Ocansey, a princess of the Ocansey Royal Family of Ada, Ghana, and her daughter, reflected on the power and legacy of the “TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia” special exhibition. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation photo.