- Historic Sites
Henricus Historical Park
Henricus was an early settlement established on Indian land by Sir Thomas Dale in 1611 as an improved version of Jamestown. As at Jamestown, today's fort and town are re-creations, but the effort is realistic and highly educational. From costumed interpreters, period crafts, and special events, visitors learn the true story of Pocahontas and John Rolf, and even how the first settlers lived and died in 1622 when the Indians destroyed the town.