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Jamestown Rediscovery opposes massive power lines

Standing by the James River, Dr. James Horn, president of Jamestown Rediscovery, told a film crew from the National Trust for Historic Preservation that “it would […]

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Jamestown Rediscovery launches dynamic new website

Jamestown Rediscovery was one of the first archaeological teams in the United States to use a website when it launched its Internet communications in 1996. Today […]

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Iraqi museum officials visit Historic Jamestowne

The National Park Service reported that a delegation of 10 Iraqi museum directors, archeologists and cultural heritage experts visited Colonial National Historical Park and Historic Jamestowne in […]

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Phase II of repairs to church tower completed

In 2014 historic trades workers from the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, maintenance workers from Preservation Virginia, and two master masons completed the second phase of repairs to […]

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Cannibalism proof named Top 10 find in the world in 2013

For the second time in four years, the work of the Jamestown Rediscovery staff has made Archaeology Magazine’s list of Top 10 Discoveries of the Year […]

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Dr. Kelso invited to White House ceremony

When the British Prime Minister and the President of the United States strode onto the sunny south lawn of the White House, the head of archaeological […]

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Cabinet official visits 1608 church site

US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar visited the James Fort site to see the latest archaeological discoveries on June 29, 2011. He toured all three […]

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Church named Top 10 find in the world in 2010

Archaeology Magazine has named the 1608 church found at Jamestown one of the ten most significant archaeological discoveries of 2010. Discovered by a team of Historic […]

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Queen’s visit to Jamestown featured in documentary

Monarchy, The Royal Family at Work contains an episode featuring Queen Elizabeth II’s state visit to Historic Jamestowne. Previews of this episode are available at […]

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American Heritage names Jamestown in Top 25

American Heritage, one of the most revered publications dedicated to covering the history of the United States has named Historic Jamestowne to its Top 25 Heritage […]

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