• The First Casualty

    In the summer of 2004 a burial was excavated just inside James Fort’s western palisade wall. This burial was the northernmost of more than 30 burials […]

    • Date

       January 31, 2015

    • Task

       Study Collection

    • Category

       Bone, The People

  • Cahow Bones

    It may have been the cahow’s shrieks that caused sailors to avoid Bermuda for a century and nickname it the “Isle of Devils.” The nocturnal cahow […]

  • Dog Bones

    A mysterious gunpowder explosion wounded Captain John Smith badly and sent him back to England in October 1609. Jamestown became isolated. Chief Powhatan applied pressure to […]