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Historic Jamestowne

Historic Jamestowne

Founded by the Virginia Company on May 14, 1607, this historic site is the first permanent English settlement in the United States.

This is "the real Jamestown" -- the site of the original 1607 fort and the on-going archaeological excavations. Nearby, a fabulous new museum called the Archaearium puts these artifacts in their proper context. At a glass house down the road, costumed craftsmen demonstrate one of the first industries of English America.

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