The 1607 Society

1607 Society

Members of The 1607 Society support the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation’s educational mission with leaderships gifts to the Annual Fund. By helping to build a strong Annual Fund, The 1607 Society makes an important and sustained impact on a wide variety of museum and education programs. Here are just a few of the programs supported by The 1607 Society and the Annual Fund:

As a member of this premier giving club, you will enjoy membership privileges that reflect your level of support and interest. Those who choose to direct their gifts to a particular project or program may enjoy honorary membership in The 1607 Society. Corporate matching gifts received by June 30 will apply towards 1607 Society membership.  Join today.

Giving Levels
Captain John Smith’s Companie $1,607-$2,499

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John Smith• Free admission for two adults to both museums for one year.
• Four guest passes to the museums, upon request.
• Private tours for family and guests.
• Invitations to private receptions and exclusive opportunities during museum special events.
• Advance notice of Foundation special events and programs.
• Invitations to museum special exhibition openings and events.
• Special travel opportunities.
• 20% discount in museum gift shops.
• 10% off Broadside children’s summer education programs.
• Recognition in the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc.’s Annual Report.

The Marquis de Lafayette’s Circle $2,500-$4,999Marquis de Lafayette

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• All of the benefits of Captain John Smith’s Companie, plus:
• Exclusive receptions and behind the scenes tours and programs.


De La WarrLord de la Warr’s Associates $5,000-$9,999

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• All of the benefits of Captain John Smith’s Companie and The Marquis de Lafayette’s Circle, plus:
• Pre-registration for travel opportunities.
• A private event limited to members of General Washington’s Council and Lord de la Warr’s Associates.


George Washington General Washington’s Council $10,000+

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• All of the benefits of Captain John Smith’s Companie an The Marquis de Lafayette’s Circle, and Lord de la Warr’s Associates, plus:
• Special General Washington’s Council Sail aboard Godspeed (subject to availability).


For more information about The 1607 Society, please call Christina Dominguez, Director of the Annual Fund, (757) 253-4257 or email