First Assembly Commemoration

Man in historical clothing listening to a visitor read from a paper
10:00am - 10:45am

First Assembly “proceedings of the virginia assembly, 1619”

Location: Memorial Church

Calling all burgesses! Join Governor Sir George Yeardley and Secretary John Pory for the first meeting of the General Assembly to discuss and debate the laws affecting the colony.

This interactive program will take place in the Memorial Church, which was constructed in the early 20th century to protect and memorialize the location of the original church where the first Assembly convened 402 years ago.

Program will also be offered on July 31 at 2:00pm.

Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne

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