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Hear Lieutenant General Jonathon Riley, Ph.D., speak on the subject of his book “‘That Astonishing Infantry’: The History of The Royal Welch Fusiliers, 1689-2006,” a lecture presented on March 24, 2015 at the Yorktown Victory Center.
Hear Lieutenant General Jonathon Riley speak about the history of the Royal Welch Fusiliers.
Author and acclaimed documentary filmmaker Peter Firstbrook spoke in Jamestown Settlement’s Robins Foundation Theater on October 14, 2014, on the exploits and accomplishments of Captain John Smith, the subject of his new book, “A Man Most Driven.” Smith had an instrumental role in the survival of the early 17th-century English colony at Jamestown and published the first accurate map of the Chesapeake Bay region in 1612.
Peter Firstbrook lecture about the accomplishments of Captain John Smith
The DIY History series, featuring host Patrick Teague with historical interpreters at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, is inspired by television “do it yourself” shows. Videos and accompanying activity pages explore the production of products in 17th- and 18th-century America and how these production processes can be applied today.
Trouble Brewing Worksheets
Trouble Brewing Worksheets
Do-It-Yourself videos explore products of the 18th-century.
Trouble is brewing in Britain’s North American colonies! Join host Patrick as he explores why tea was important during colonial times and how Britain ended up in hot water by taxing it. Then practice brewing your own tea recipes and share them on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/historyisfun
Trouble is brewing in Britain’s North American colonies!
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Color is the spice of life, and 18th-century colonists thought so too. Discover the importance of richly colored clothing in colonial times.
The World of 1607 - Cycle Four
The World of 1607 - Cycle Three
A series of audio minutes, "Jamestown: A Fruitful Soil," providing a historical overview of the people and events of 17th-century Virginia.
Experience America’s beginnings at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
This kid's video series features action-packed history adventures!
Enter the world of Generals Charles Cornwallis and George Washington.