News

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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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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Conserve To Preserve

After artifacts are removed from the soil by the archaeologist, they go to the lab located on Jamestown Island to be processed and preserved. This is the job of the conservator.

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January 2015

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December 2014

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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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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November 2014

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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October 2014

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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September 2014

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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August 2014

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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