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In the Trenches Tour
Tuesday, July 2 2013 at 10:00 AM

Curator's Artifact Tour
Wednesday, July 10 2013 at 3:00 PM

Captain Brewster's Kids
Thursday, July 11 2013 at 11:30 AM

William Strachey: Jamestown Journalist
Saturday, July 13 2013

In the Trenches Tour
Tuesday, July 16 2013 at 10:00 AM

Captain Brewster's Kids
Thursday, July 18 2013 at 11:30 AM

Curator's Artifact Tour
Wednesday, July 24 2013 at 3:00 PM

Captain Brewster's Kids
Thursday, July 25 2013 at 11:30 AM

William Strachey: Jamestown Journalist
Saturday, July 27 2013

First Assembly Day Commemoration
Tuesday, July 30 2013 at 11:00 AM

In the Trenches Tour
Tuesday, July 2 2013 at 10:00 AM
In the Trenches Tours are conducted at 10:00 am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, April through October.

Join a small inside and up-close group tour of the Lost 1607 James Fort led by Dr. William Kelso, Director of the Jamestown Rediscovery Archaeological Project since 1994. Your reserved place in this special group allows you to come under the ropes to walk the surface of the ground once trod by Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and Queen Elizabeth II -- now the very soil being dug by Historic Jamestowne archaeologists. You share the once in a lifetime "moment of discovery" as a part of America's birthplace sees the first light of day in over 400 years.

Tour members must purchase a tour ticket online in advance or at the Visitor Center by 9:30 a.m. on the day of the tour.

Tour members must dress according to weather predictions. Reservations and tickets are valid only on the date specified. There will be no refunds unless the tour is canceled by Preservation Virginia.

Tickets can be purchased here.
Price:
$32
Contact:
757-229-4997, ext. 100


Curator's Artifact Tour
Wednesday, July 10 2013 at 3:00 PM
Curator's Artifact Tours are conducted at 3:00 pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month beginning April 10 through October. Tours start from the Pocahontas statue.

Senior archaeological curator Bly Straube provides an intimate, behind-the-scenes tour of the artifact collection of James Fort. This 90-minute guided program begins with a brief overview of the Jamestown Rediscovery project and offers a rare glimpse of the vault where more than one million artifacts recovered during excavations are housed. Straube will highlight important finds and discuss how artifacts tell the story of Jamestown's early years. After the tour, guests will have time to explore the Nathalie P. and Alan M. Voorhees Archaearium where galleries of selected archaeological artifacts are displayed.

Tour members must purchase a tour ticket online in advance or at the Visitor Center by 2:30 p.m. on the day of the tour. Reservations and tickets are valid only on the date specified. There will be no refunds unless the tour is canceled by Preservation Virginia.

Note: Due to limited space and the fragile nature of artifacts in the laboratory, this tour is restricted to 10 people. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets can be purchased here.
Price:
$32
Location:
Tour meets at Pocahontas statue.
Contact:
757-229-4997, ext. 100


Captain Brewster's Kids
Thursday, July 11 2013 at 11:30 AM
Explore the exciting world of archaeology at Jamestown and come face to face with colonist Captain Brewster on this special kid's tour from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. Meet the archaeologists who "rediscovered" the 1607 James Fort and see what they are finding this season. Meet Captain Brewster, one of the early English settlers, and learn about the hardships faced by the early settlers. As one of his new "recruits," he'll put you through your paces as you muster and prepare for a Spanish or Indian attack. Children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.
Price:
Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne
Contact:
757-229-4997, ext. 100


William Strachey: Jamestown Journalist
Saturday, July 13 2013
11:30, 1:30 and 3:00 p.m.
Meet William Strachey, secretary and recorder at Jamestown, and hear his eyewitness accounts of the settlement's struggle to survive at 11:30, 1:30, pm and 3 pm. Learn of his voyage on the ill-fated Sea Venture," shipwrecked in Bermuda. (His account of the experience was immortalized by Shakespeare in "The Tempest.") Find out how Strachey's chronicles of the aftermath of the Starving Time winter and the efforts of the new leaders to instill martial law and rebuild the colony aided Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists in their efforts to uncover the ruins of the fort.
Contact:
For more information call 757-229-4997.


In the Trenches Tour
Tuesday, July 16 2013 at 10:00 AM
In the Trenches Tours are conducted at 10:00 am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, April through October.

Join a small inside and up-close group tour of the Lost 1607 James Fort led by Dr. William Kelso, Director of the Jamestown Rediscovery Archaeological Project since 1994. Your reserved place in this special group allows you to come under the ropes to walk the surface of the ground once trod by Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and Queen Elizabeth II -- now the very soil being dug by Historic Jamestowne archaeologists. You share the once in a lifetime "moment of discovery" as a part of America's birthplace sees the first light of day in over 400 years.

Tour members must purchase a tour ticket online in advance or at the Visitor Center by 9:30 a.m. on the day of the tour.

Tour members must dress according to weather predictions. Reservations and tickets are valid only on the date specified. There will be no refunds unless the tour is canceled by Preservation Virginia.

Tickets can be purchased here.
Price:
$32
Contact:
757-229-4997, ext. 100


Captain Brewster's Kids
Thursday, July 18 2013 at 11:30 AM
Explore the exciting world of archaeology at Jamestown and come face to face with colonist Captain Brewster on this special kid's tour from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. Meet the archaeologists who "rediscovered" the 1607 James Fort and see what they are finding this season. Meet Captain Brewster, one of the early English settlers, and learn about the hardships faced by the early settlers. As one of his new "recruits," he'll put you through your paces as you muster and prepare for a Spanish or Indian attack. Children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.
Price:
Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne
Contact:
757-229-4997, ext. 100


Curator's Artifact Tour
Wednesday, July 24 2013 at 3:00 PM
Curator's Artifact Tours are conducted at 3:00 pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month beginning April 10 through October. Tours start from the Pocahontas statue.

Senior archaeological curator Bly Straube provides an intimate, behind-the-scenes tour of the artifact collection of James Fort. This 90-minute guided program begins with a brief overview of the Jamestown Rediscovery project and offers a rare glimpse of the vault where more than one million artifacts recovered during excavations are housed. Straube will highlight important finds and discuss how artifacts tell the story of Jamestown's early years. After the tour, guests will have time to explore the Nathalie P. and Alan M. Voorhees Archaearium where galleries of selected archaeological artifacts are displayed.

Tour members must purchase a tour ticket online in advance or at the Visitor Center by 2:30 p.m. on the day of the tour. Reservations and tickets are valid only on the date specified. There will be no refunds unless the tour is canceled by Preservation Virginia.

Note: Due to limited space and the fragile nature of artifacts in the laboratory, this tour is restricted to 10 people. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets can be purchased here.
Price:
$32
Location:
Tour meets at Pocahontas statue.
Contact:
757-229-4997, ext. 100


Captain Brewster's Kids
Thursday, July 25 2013 at 11:30 AM
Explore the exciting world of archaeology at Jamestown and come face to face with colonist Captain Brewster on this special kid's tour from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. Meet the archaeologists who "rediscovered" the 1607 James Fort and see what they are finding this season. Meet Captain Brewster, one of the early English settlers, and learn about the hardships faced by the early settlers. As one of his new "recruits," he'll put you through your paces as you muster and prepare for a Spanish or Indian attack. Children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.
Price:
Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne
Contact:
757-229-4997, ext. 100


William Strachey: Jamestown Journalist
Saturday, July 27 2013
11:30, 1:30 and 3:00 p.m.
Meet William Strachey, secretary and recorder at Jamestown, and hear his eyewitness accounts of the settlement's struggle to survive at 11:30, 1:30, pm and 3 pm. Learn of his voyage on the ill-fated Sea Venture," shipwrecked in Bermuda. (His account of the experience was immortalized by Shakespeare in "The Tempest.") Find out how Strachey's chronicles of the aftermath of the Starving Time winter and the efforts of the new leaders to instill martial law and rebuild the colony aided Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists in their efforts to uncover the ruins of the fort.
Contact:
For more information call 757-229-4997.


First Assembly Day Commemoration
Tuesday, July 30 2013 at 11:00 AM
Join in the commemorations of First Assembly Day, the anniversary of the first legislative assembly in English North America. Presentations will explore the development of government in Virginia and the significance of the first meeting of elected officials in the colony in 1619. Visitors will meet three people from Jamestown's past who will share their stories of Virginia's government during the colony's earliest years.
Price:
Event is included in regular admission ($14.00 16 and over, 15 and under free).
Contact:
757-229-4997, ext. 100


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