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Jamestown By Hal Gieseking
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Just published in January,JAMESTOWN 2007 is the "last word" on historic and exciting events happening all over Virgina - commemorating the 400th anniversary of the founding of modern... More > America in 1607. Written by three past presidents of the Society of American Travel Writers and illustrated with full page photographs by an internationally-known team of photojournalists, this book vividly describes the new archeology museum at Historic Jamestown (where you will see the recreated face of a 17th century settler), America's Glory Gallery at Jamestown Settlement with 17th century life size restorations of a London street scene and an African village, the new Griffon - world's tallest dive coaster at Busch Gardens, the battle of Merrimack and Monitor at the Mariner's Museum - and much, much more. This book is more than a travel guide; it's a lasting pictorial keepsake of the commemoration of America's 400 year-old history that began on a marshy island on the James River in Virginia.< Less
Richard of Jamestown By James Otis
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Richard of Jamestown By James Otis
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New Discoveries at Jamestown By John Cotter
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Jamestown saw the birth of English America. Here on an island in the James River the English carved a settlement out of the wilderness. It grew from a rude palisaded fort into a busy community and... More > then into a small town that enjoyed many of the comforts of daily living. For 13 years Virginia was the only English colony on the American mainland. After its first century of prominence and leadership, “James Towne” entered a long decline. Its residents drifted away, its streets grew silent, its buildings decayed, and even its lots and former public places became cultivated fields. Time passed and much was forgotten or obscured. So it was when it became a historic area, in part, in 1893, and when the whole island became devoted to historical purposes in 1934.< Less
New Discoveries at Jamestown By John Cotter
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Jamestown saw the birth of English America. Here on an island in the James River the English carved a settlement out of the wilderness. It grew from a rude palisaded fort into a busy community and... More > then into a small town that enjoyed many of the comforts of daily living. For 13 years Virginia was the only English colony on the American mainland. After its first century of prominence and leadership, “James Towne” entered a long decline. Its residents drifted away, its streets grew silent, its buildings decayed, and even its lots and former public places became cultivated fields. Time passed and much was forgotten or obscured. So it was when it became a historic area, in part, in 1893, and when the whole island became devoted to historical purposes in 1934.< Less
New Discoveries at Jamestown. By John L. Cotter - J. Paul Hudson
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New Discoveries at Jamestown by John L. Cotter and J. Paul Hudson is a historical book about Site of the First Successful English Settlement in America. This book was converted from its physical... More > edition to the digital format.< Less
New Discoveries at Jamestown By John Fitzgerald
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In the Summer of 1934 a group of archeologists set to work to explore the site of the first permanent English settlement at Jamestown Island, Va. For the next 22 years the National Park Service... More > strov--with time out for wars and intervals between financial allotments--to wrest from the soil of Jamestown the physical evidence of 17th-century life. The job is not yet complete. Only 24 out of 60 acres estimated to comprise "James Citty" have been explored; yet a significant amount of information has been revealed by trowel and whiskbroom and careful recording. By 1956 a total of 140 structure--brick houses, frame houses with brick footings, outbuildings, workshops, wells, kilns, and even an ice storage pit--had been recorded. To help unravel the mystery of landholdings (sometimes marked by ditches)< Less
New Discoveries at Jamestown By John Fitzgerald
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In the Summer of 1934 a group of archeologists set to work to explore the site of the first permanent English settlement at Jamestown Island, Va. For the next 22 years the National Park Service... More > strov--with time out for wars and intervals between financial allotments--to wrest from the soil of Jamestown the physical evidence of 17th-century life. The job is not yet complete. Only 24 out of 60 acres estimated to comprise "James Citty" have been explored; yet a significant amount of information has been revealed by trowel and whiskbroom and careful recording. By 1956 a total of 140 structure--brick houses, frame houses with brick footings, outbuildings, workshops, wells, kilns, and even an ice storage pit--had been recorded. To help unravel the mystery of landholdings (sometimes marked by ditches)< Less
The Jamestown Records of the Virginia Company of London By Jimmy Dale
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Excellent reading from the library of congressional archives.
The Jamestown Records of the Virginia Company of London By Jimmy Dale
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Excellent reading from the library of congressional archives.