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From Matchlock to Flintlock
From Matchlock to Flintlock

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
Captains, Monarchs, Philosophers, and Merchants: Picturing the 17th Century

"Captains, Monarchs, Philosophers, and Merchants: Picturing the 17th Century" lecture by Twyla Kitts

Legislating the Boundaries
Legislating the Boundaries

"Exploring 17th-Century Virginia: Legislating Boundaries and Creating Culture" by Lauranett L. Lee

The Archaeology of Slave Quarters
The Archaeology of Slave Quarters

"The Archaeology of Slave Quarters in Colonial Virginia" by Patricia Samford

Development of Slavery
Development of Slavery

"Development of Slavery in the 17th-century Chesapeake" lecture by Lorena Walsh

The Sea Venture
The Sea Venture

“The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown: The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate of America” lecture by Lorri Glover

Werowocomoco
Werowocomoco

“Werowocomoco: Seat of Power,” a lecture by William & Mary archaeologist, Martin D. Gallivan.

Virginia Seeks a Crop
Virginia Seeks a Crop

"Virginia Seeks a Crop" lecture by Karen Kupperman

Educational Adventures: Onsite & Outreach Experiences
Educational Adventures: Onsite & Outreach Experiences

Discover how exciting hands-on history can be for you and your students!

Summer Teacher Institute
Summer Teacher Institute

Summer Teacher Institute For Virginia School Teachers K-12

English Myth-Making & Indian Reality
English Myth-Making & Indian Reality

"English Myth-Making and Indian Reality: Early English Stereotypes of the Virginia Indians" lecture by Helen Rountree

Colonial Holiday Traditions
Colonial Holiday Traditions

These videos highlight colonial holiday traditions, which are featured in our annual special events 'Foods and Feasts of Colonial Virginia' and 'A Colonial Christmas.'