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Historic Jamestowne: National Park Service Site
The National Park Service's site on Historic Jamestowne offers a variety of information for visitors as well as a series of historic briefs to learn more before you go.
http://www.nps.gov/jame/index.htm

Jamestown Settlement

Jamestown Settlement
Offers a complementary experience to Historic Jamestowne with reconstructions of James Fort and the original three ships
http://www.historyisfun.org/jamestown/jamestown.cfm

Jamestown 1607

Jamestown 1607
Could you have survived? Jamestown 1607 lets visitors try their hands at being settlers. Through narrative, visuals, and interactive multimedia, this website gives visitors a chance to experience the choices that confronted the first colonists.
http://jamestown1607.org

Jamestown 2007

Jamestown 2007
The official website for the celebration of the 400th anniversary of Jamestown's settlement. Learn about upcoming events and past commemorations.
http://jamestown2007.org

Other Local Attractions

Other Local Attractions
The Peninsula and Tidewater region of are rich in history. In planning your trip to the area use these links to explore Virginia's role in the American experience.
http://historicjamestowne.org/visit/other_local_attractions.php

National Geographic

National Geographic
National Geographic provides free maps, photos, videos and daily news stories, as well as articles and features about animals, the environment, cultures, history, world music and travel. The May 2007 issue of their magazine featured Jamestown, and an interactive website explores the lives of the colonists and the Virginia Indians through artifacts, interviews with experts, and 3-D animations of Jamestown and Werowocomoco.


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Museum Conservation Institute

The Smithsonian Institution's Museum Conservation Institute
The Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) is the Smithsonian Institution's "specialized technical collection research and conservation" center for the Smithsonian's museums and collections. Their Jamestown project employed a technique known as Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) to digitize both sides of a 400 year-old writing slate found in the Jamestown colonists' first well.



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