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Virginia Then

Students compare and contrast Virginia today with colonial life during the early settlement of Jamestown and the American Revolution by analyzing natural surroundings, food, shelter, and clothing. Hear stories about influential people in the history of Virginia and their contributions to the Commonwealth, with emphasis on Powhatan, Pocahontas, Christopher Newport, and George Washington.

“The instructor had my students fully engaged. He was able to connect with them on their level. He was especially patient and kind with my inclusion students. Thank you for this opportunity. It’s a fabulous program!” – 1st grade teacher, Williamsburg-James City County
2008 SOLs:

1.1; 1.2; 2.2

2015 SOLs:

1.1; 1.2; 1.3a,b,c; 1.5a,b; 1.6; 2.1; 2.2


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.