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Phone: (757) 229-4997 x124

press releases

May 6, 2024
Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation Selected to Receive a 2024 Americana Corner Preserving America Grant
April 25, 2024
Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation Awarded a 2024 Virginia Humanities Grant
March 5, 2024
New Technology Solves Lingering Questions in Jamestown Collection
February 22, 2024
Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation Receives 2024 Commonwealth History Fund Grant
January 9, 2024
Norfolk Southern Gives $1 million to Save Jamestown
October 31, 2023
Jamestown expands programs on law and race with support from Virginia Law Foundation
October 13, 2023
Jamestown Dedicates Historic Church Tower
August 11, 2023
Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members
July 25, 2023
Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing
May 23, 2023
Jamestown Dedicates the Reconstructed Palisade
May 12, 2023
Explore the Ed Shed at Jamestown: Archaeology for the Whole Family
May 1, 2023
Jamestown Commemorates the Anniversary of the Arrival of the English in Virginia
April 18, 2023
Jamestown Rediscovery Celebrates National Volunteer Week
March 10, 2023
The Jamestowne Society Donates $150,000 to Preserve Jamestown’s 17th-Century Church Tower
February 17, 2023
Jamestown Rediscovery Premieres New Virtual Experience for Visitors Near and Far
December 14, 2022
Indulge Your WanderLove at Jamestown this Holiday Season
December 12, 2022
Public Notice of Intent to Relocate Interments at Historic Jamestowne
November 18, 2022
A 17th-Century Virginia Christmas: “At Christmas be Mery” Program
October 24, 2022
The Colonial Dames of America Rededicate Restored Gates to Jamestown
October 3, 2022
Jamestown Rediscovery Honors Virginia’s Indigenous History for Archaeology Month
August 29, 2022
“About the Latter End of August” Uncovering the History of the First Africans at Jamestown. Updated September 13.
September 8, 2022
Jamestown Rediscovery Remembers Queen Elizabeth II
August 29, 2022
“About the Latter End of August” Uncovering the History of the First Africans at Jamestown
August 18, 2022
More Living History at Jamestown Thanks to the Jamestowne Society
August 2, 2022
Campers Really Dig Jamestown’s Past
July 14, 2022
Is your WanderLove calling? Answer the call in Jamestown
June 16, 2022
Archaeology for the whole family – Explore the Ed Shed at Jamestown
May 4, 2022
The National Trust for Historic Preservation names Jamestown one of the 11 Most Endangered Historic Places in the US
April 31, 2022
Jamestown colonists may have kept, eaten indigenous American dogs
March 21, 2022
jamestown rediscovery foundation expands its online reference collection, reaching over 200 artifact pages as of february
February 10, 2022
the jamestown rediscovery foundation establishes the dr. william m. and ellen b. kelso fund for archaeology
December 9, 2021
jamestown rediscovery foundation completes analysis of faunal remains from james fort’s second well with support from the conservation fund
December 2, 2021
“at christmas be mery”: a special evening at historic jamestowne presented saturday, december 11, 2021
November 18, 2021
dr. james horn tells the extraordinary story of the powhatan chief who waged a lifelong struggle against european colonizers in his newest book
November 8, 2021
jamestown rediscovery commemorates native american heritage month at historic jamestowne with special programming and walking tours
October 28, 2021
jamestown rediscovery foundation receives virginia tourism corporation recovery marketing leverage grant for tourism marketing
October 25, 2021
margaret gunn and ken levine offer their genealogical expertise to jamestown rediscovery’s online research database
October 7, 2021
tales of all hallows eve: a haunted evening at historic jamestowne
October 4, 2021
jamestown rediscovery celebrates virginia archaeology month at historic jamestowne
August 25, 2021
jamestown rediscovery launches new online series of virtual tours
July 28, 2021
the jamestown rediscovery foundation welcomes new trustees
May 5, 2021
national campaign launched to protect jamestown’s iconic church tower
September 28, 2020
jamestowne society sponsors james fort barracks rebuild at historic jamestowne
August 10, 2020
jamestown rediscovery receives national endowment for the humanities grant to fund development of new virtual james fort project
November 15, 2019
merry outlaw curatorial conservation fund established
October 1, 2019
the gateway to history: the colonial dames of america fund restoration of jamestown’s memorial gates
March 8, 2019
new evidence provides missing clue to the arrival of the first africans in virginia, 1619
February 1, 2019
virginia house of delegates honors dr. william “bill” kelso with house joint resolution
October 23, 2018
the national society of the colonial dames of america fund jamestown’s memorial church

media coverage

July 24, 2018
the grave in the chancel
May 1, 2013
forensic anthropology & archaeology confirm survival cannibalism in 17th-century north america