10:00am - 4:00pm
Inside James Fort: Hoops & Staves
Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting
Join cooper Marshall Sheetz as he demonstrates traditional methods for creating buckets, barrels and casks. Coopering—the making of wooden storage containers—has existed for over 3,000 years. At Jamestown casks were to transport cargos of wine, beer, tobacco, sugar, and salt.
Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne