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U.S. History Topics » States & Regions » Virginia

Jamestown Rediscovery Project

presents the artifacts that have been discovered during excavations of 1607 Jamestown on Jamestown Island, Virginia. The website presents images and explanations of the artifacts found by archeologists, a list of related publications, information on exhibits at the project site, and project contacts. (Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, National Endowment for the Humanities)

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Interesting Fact:

In June of 1606, King James I granted a charter to the Virginia Company to establish a satellite English settlement in the Chesapeake region of North America. By December, 108 settlers sailed from London to Virginia. Some scholars believe they could not have been more ill-suited for the task.
Photo of a Pocahontas statue.

Pocahontas

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