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December 2019

     The Jamestown Rediscovery team was hard at work in December, tackling a variety of projects. The first task for the archaeological team was […]

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November 2019

  November was a month full of long days and arduous excavation. The month began with the construction of protective structures over burial sites on the […]

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October 2019

     In October, Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists focused on completing projects around the 1907 Memorial Church and in James Fort. Simultaneously, the crew also prepared […]

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July 2019

     Jamestown Rediscovery kicked off July by joining the Colonial National Park and Historic First Baptist Church of Williamsburg in hosting the third Community […]

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June 2019

     In early June, Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists at the Angela Site completed excavations around a brick kiln they discovered in March. Based on the […]

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May 2019

  Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists spent most of May excavating in the area around the entrance gate to assist with the monument’s restoration and surrounding landscaping. Donated […]

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April 2019

     This April, Jamestown Rediscovery opened two new exhibits. The first marked the exact spot where democracy began in English North America with the […]

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March 2019

     As the weather improved, Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists at the Angela Site backfilled areas opened in 2017 and investigated a couple of new areas […]

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February 2019

   Records of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA, now Preservation Virginia) indicate that over the centuries, the remains of the 17th-century […]

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January 2019

   After completing excavations in the 1906 Memorial Church in December, Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists shifted their focus to the interior of Jamestown’s iconic brick Church […]

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December 2018

  Despite being slowed by rain and snow, Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists at the Angela Site spent the end of November and December opening two additional 5’ […]

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November 2018

   When Jamestown Rediscovery began excavations in the 1906-07 Memorial Church, archaeologists hoped excavations would answer several questions regarding the three 17th century churches built […]

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