Dig Updates

January 2016

Although James Fort is famous for being the location of the first permanent English settlement in the New World, archaeology has shown that it was familiar […]

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December 2015

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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November 2015

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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October 2015

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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September 2015

Building on this spring’s construction of a mud and stud outline for the 1608 church, Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists made a cedar railing in September to mark […]

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August 2015

related images Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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July 2015

In 23 years of research, the Jamestown Rediscovery team has found the lost James Fort and the lost 1608 church within the fort, and now the […]

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June 2015

In 22 years of research, the Jamestown Rediscovery team has excavated several James Fort wells that held hundreds of thousands of artifacts. Evidence at the current […]

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May 2015

The story of books from early Jamestown may have a new chapter. Twenty years of excavations at the James Fort site have yielded more than 100 […]

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April 2015

Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists have created a new way to mark the site of the 1608 church where Pocahontas and English tobacco grower John Rolfe were married. […]

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March 2015

The footprint of the original James Fort is a military site, so 21 years of archaeology has uncovered a lot of iron tools, armor, and weapons. […]

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