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Colonial Williamsburg Admission
"When you arrive head to the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center where friendly and informative staff orient you to the day's attractions and demonstrations. More than 20 guided and self-guided tours are offered every day. Some programs require pre-registration so be sure to look at the options as you plan your visit. Colonial Williamsburg’s historic area covers more than 300 acres with 88 original 18th-century structures plus hundreds of houses shops and public buildings that have been rebuilt on their original foundations. Highlights include the Governor's Palace the mansion where seven British governors lived during colonial times
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Colonial Williamsburg Admission
"When you arrive head to the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center where friendly and informative staff orient you to the day's attractions and demonstrations. More than 20 guided and self-guided tours are offered every day. Some programs require pre-registration so be sure to look at the options as you plan your visit. Colonial Williamsburg’s historic area covers more than 300 acres with 88 original 18th-century structures plus hundreds of houses shops and public buildings that have been rebuilt on their original foundations. Highlights include the Governor's Palace the mansion where seven British governors lived during colonial times
From $41.00
 
Colonial Williamsburg Admission
"When you arrive head to the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center where friendly and informative staff orient you to the day's attractions and demonstrations. More than 20 guided and self-guided tours are offered every day. Some programs require pre-registration so be sure to look at the options as you plan your visit. Colonial Williamsburg’s historic area covers more than 300 acres with 88 original 18th-century structures plus hundreds of houses shops and public buildings that have been rebuilt on their original foundations. Highlights include the Governor's Palace the mansion where seven British governors lived during colonial times
From $41.00

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James Fort

The first structure at Jamestown was a fort. The fort is known to be in a triangle shape from a drawing made by a Spanish Ambassador in 1609. However the exact location of the fort was not known until...
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Captain John Smith

John Smith is credited with establishing the first settlement in the America's in April 1607. He also credited with establishing trade with the local Indians. This was essential for the survival of...
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Pocahontas

Pocahontas was born in 1595. She was the daughter of Powhatan, an Indian chief who's village was near the Jamestown landing. What I found interesting is that Pocahontas was not her real name. Her...
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Cemetery and Graves

In the Jamestown Church Cemetery, there are a number of graves. Since there was little natural stone for grave markers, they had to be imported, usually from England. Therefore, the people buried here...
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Statues and Monuments

On of my favorites is the Pocahontas Statue, by the artist William Ordway Partridge. Captain John Smith felt that she saved his life at least twice.His statue is here too crafted by William Couper in...
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Colonial Dames Construction

There were five previous churches on this site. The first meetings were held under an old 'saile' that served as an awning. The building that replaced it burned in January 1608. The second church was...
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Jamestown Tercentennial Monument

This monument is 103 feet tall and was erected by the United States in 1907 on the three hundredth anniversary of the founding of Jamestown. It bears the following inscription: Lastly and chiefly the...
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Jamestown Exposition 1907

In 1907, Jamestown had the three hundred year anniversary of the founding of the colony. There was a huge Exposition. It was held from April 26 to December 1, 1907, at Sewell's Point on Hampton Roads,...
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Two Parks

There actually two parks at Jamestown and they may be easily confused one with the other. When my children were small, we went first to the Jamestown Festival Park, which is a Virginia State Park....
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Take the Time to Listen

If you want to get the most out of your visit to Jamestown, you'll definitely want to take the time to watch and listen to as many of the historic reinactors as possible. They are highly knowledgeable...
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Jamestown Settlement

This theme park (for want of a better word) retells the history of Jamestown and offers many different things to see and do. First there is a film Jamestown:the Beginning*. Then you can visit James...
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3500 Ludwell Parkway, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23188, United States
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922 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States
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616 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States
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501 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States
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Top Things to Do in Jamestown

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Jamestown Settlement

This is a festival of sorts, held once a year since 1984. Re-enactors represent military personnel from 64 A.D. to present time. They are dressed in full period military attire that includes...
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Jamestown Glasshouse

At the site of the Jamestown Glasshouse is an actual operating Glasshouse with furnace and demonstrations. The current structure was built by the Glass Packaging Institute in May of 1976. It is a...
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The Ambler House

This ruin are the actual walls and foundation of the Ambler House which was built around the 1750's. Over the course of time, this house was burned down twice and rebuilt. Once during the...
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Historic Jamestown

As you walk the grounds of Jamestown you will see low brick foundations. These foundations are re-creations with modern brick to simulate what had been found by archeologist during excavation. The...
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The Voorhees Archaearium

On the grounds of Jamestown is the Nathalie and Alan Voorhees Archaearium which was built in 2006 to exhibit the artifacts recently discovered during excavation of the site. The exhibits focus on the...
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Jamestown Visitor Center

The Jamestown Visitor Center offers a great overview of the historic town. This is where you must purchase a ticket to enter the historic town. The price of admission is $14 and is good for 7 days....
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"Jamestown, Virginia 2001"
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"Historical Jamestown Settlement"
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