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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. Experience a chronological display of military history with weekend artillery firings and a Sunday military pass-in-review. This year’s event highlights the World War I centennial and features “Profiles of Honor” traveling exhibit sp

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An Afternoon of Cultural Cusine

Explore the multicultural heritage of southern cuisine through cooking and conversation with Michael W. Twitty, African American-Jewish culinary historian and author. Program begins at 2 p.m. in the re-created Revolution-era farm.

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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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Blast from the Past: Artillery in the War for Independence

Special exhibition opens June 10, 2018 As the final victory of the American Revolution, the 1781 Siege at Yorktown is known for the use of artillery by Genral 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

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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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