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Discover the latest video and lectures brought to you by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.
Explore the mechanics of matchlock and flintlock muskets in this video about 17th- and 18th-century firearms.
"Captains, Monarchs, Philosophers, and Merchants: Picturing the 17th Century" lecture by Twyla Kitts
"Exploring 17th-Century Virginia: Legislating Boundaries and Creating Culture" by Lauranett L. Lee
"The Archaeology of Slave Quarters in Colonial Virginia" by Patricia Samford
"Development of Slavery in the 17th-century Chesapeake" lecture by Lorena Walsh
“The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown: The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate of America” lecture by Lorri Glover
“Werowocomoco: Seat of Power,” a lecture by William & Mary archaeologist, Martin D. Gallivan.
"Virginia Seeks a Crop" lecture by Karen Kupperman
Discover how exciting hands-on history can be for you and your students!
Summer Teacher Institute For Virginia School Teachers K-12
"English Myth-Making and Indian Reality: Early English Stereotypes of the Virginia Indians" lecture by Helen Rountree
These videos highlight colonial holiday traditions, which are featured in our annual special events 'Foods and Feasts of Colonial Virginia' and 'A Colonial Christmas.'