“Jamestown is a historic site in east Virginia. Historic Jamestowne is home to the ruins of the first permanent English settlement in North America.”
Like Williamsburg, Jamestown offers a pretty clear choice for historical significance. Not only was it the site of the first permanent English colony in the United States, it is also an archaeological treasure trove. So much of what we know about our earliest history, both Native American and…
Come live the story of Capt. John Smith and Pocahontas, in historic Jamestown and see where America was born. See the Santa Maria, the Pinta, and the Nina led by Christopher Columbus. When you're done, take a drive to Gloucester to see where she grew up.
Historic Jamestown is the cultural heritage site that was the location of the 1607 James Fort and the later 17th-century city of Jamestown. It is located on Jamestown Island, on the James River at Jamestown, Virginia and operated as a partnership between Preservation Virginia (formerly known as the…