News

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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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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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

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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December 2014

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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