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Military Through the Ages

At Jamestown Settlement's "Military Through the Ages," re-enactors and modern-day units show how uniforms, weapons and military tactics evolved through the centuries. This chronological display of military history features artillery firings, a Saturday children’s parade, and a Sunday military pass-in-review. This year’s event also highlights the World War I centennial.

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Jamestown Day

A jointly sponsored event at Jamestown Settlement & Historic Jamestowne Mark the 411th anniversary of the 1607 founding of Jamestown, America’s first permanent English colony. Discover Jamestown's legacy through a variety of maritime and interpretive programs and artillery firings. Climb aboard a Jamestown Settlement ship and see one sail, and take part in archaeological programs at Histori

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Liberty Celebration

Salute the 242nd anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Observe artillery firings drills, take part in a variety of military exercises, and see a rare July 1776 broadside of the world-changing document surrounded by the signatures of those who proclaimed America's independence.

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American Indian Intertribal Powwow

Join in a two-day celebration of song, dance and storytelling, featuring American Indian tribes.

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Yorktown Victory Celebration

Military life and artillery firings mark the 237th anniversary of America’s momentous Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown on October 19, 1781.  Enjoy hands-on activities, military music and re-enactors. October 19 commemorative events take place in Historic Yorktown and at Yorktown Battlefield.

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