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Blast from the Past: Artillery in the War for Independence

As the decisive victory of the American Revolution, the 1781 Siege at Yorktown is known for the use of artillery by General George Washington's Continental Army. Through interactive elements and artifact displays, this special exhibition examines American, French and British artillery used on all fronts of the American Revolution. Discover a range of topics from innovations in artillery design and

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Public Lecture: “Anglo-Indian Relations in the Seventeenth Century”

As part of “A Diplomatic America” public lecture series at Jamestown Settlement, Buck Woodard will present “Anglo-Indian Relations in the Seventeenth Century”  at 7 p.m., Thursday, September 6.  Woodard is a cultural anthropologist at American University and former director of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation American Indian Initiative and Historic Jamestowne "Indigenous Chesapeake" program. Admis

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Public Lecture: “The Treaty of Paris and the Birth of the United States”

As part of “A Diplomatic America” public lecture series at Jamestown Settlement, Jonathan R. Dull will present “The Treaty of Paris and the Birth of the United States” at 7 p.m., Thursday, September 13.  Jonathan R. Dull is an author, professor and former senior associate editor of “The Papers of Benjamin Franklin” at Yale University. He will explore the historical interactions between 18th-centur

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Public Lecture: “The Paris Peace Conference of 1919”

As part of “A Diplomatic America” public lecture series at Jamestown Settlement, Edmund D. Potter will present “The Paris Peace Conference of 1919” at 7 p.m., Thursday, September 27.  Potter is an adjunct associate professor in the United States Air Force graduate program at Piedmont Virginia Community College and former historian and curator of collections at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Libra

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American Indian Intertribal Powwow

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

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