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Cultures at Jamestown

Jamestown’s founding brought people from three distinct cultures together – English, Powhatan, and West Central African. Through artifact analysis, role play, and inquiry-based discussion, participants examine the characteristics of these three cultures in the 17th century and their impacts on shaping the new Virginia colony.

“This program was great! It was very engaging and entertaining. There is no doubt that my students learned a great deal of information. I will most definitely be in contact for more programs in the future.” ~ G.L.H Johnson ES
2008 SOLs:

3.3b; VS.1; VS.2; VS.3; VS.4; USI.1; USI.3c; USI.4; USI.5

2015 SOLs:

VS.1; VS.2; VS.3; VS.4; USI.1; USI.3; USI.4, USI.5


To book a tour or program, contact reservations:

(757) 253-4939 • (888) 868-7593 • fax (757) 253-4997 • group.reservations@jyf.virginia.gov

Consult the Outreach Checklist to prepare for our visit