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Tenacious Women Lecture: “Piracy, Political Intrigue and Human Tragedy: Virginia’s First Africans”

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In conjunction with the “TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia” special exhibition, historian and author Martha W. McCartney shares her discoveries from previously unexamined documents and presents her ground-breaking new research from the United Kingdom’s National Archives on the circumstances surrounding the 1619 arrival of Angelo and the colony’s first Africans. Free admission. Advance reservations required at rsvp@jyf.virginia.gov or (757) 253-4572.