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FOCUSED: A Century of Virginia Indian Resilience

Jamestown Settlement Special Exhibition Focus on 100 years of Virginia Indian resiliency in a yearlong special exhibition featuring personal and professional photography collections charting a century of change, from the passage and repeal of the Racial Integrity Act of 1924 to state and federal recognition today. Learn more. Image: Nannie and Paul Miles, Union Collins and boy; Frank Speck p

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Special Lecture: The Indispensables

Patrick K. O’Donnell, bestselling, critically acclaimed military historian and expert on elite units, delivers the first presentation of his new book, “The Indispensables: Marblehead’s Diverse Soldier Mariners Who Shaped the Country, Formed the Navy, and Rowed Washington Across the Delaware.” Pre-signed copies available prior to the 7 p.m. lecture. Admission to this special lecture is limited and

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Special Program: Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate

Joy Harjo, the 23rd United States Poet Laureate and the first American Indian to hold the position, will speak on Saturday, June 5 at Jamestown Settlement. The program is being held in conjunction with the yearlong special exhibition, “FOCUSED: A Century of Virginia Indian Resilience.” Harjo, an internationally known award-winning poet, writer, performer and saxophone player of the Muscogee (Creek

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Juneteenth

Commemorate Juneteenth – an American celebration that marks the end of slavery in the United States. Although the name springs from events that happened in Galveston, Texas, in 1865, the origins date to Jamestown as the place where the first recorded Africans in 1619 were brought after landing at Old Point Comfort and where the first slavery laws enacted in the late 17th century impacted their liv

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Liberty Celebration

Salute the 245th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with immersive gallery exhibits, films, interpretive programs and artillery demonstrations.

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