First Assembly Commemoration

12:30pm - 1:00pm

First Assembly“Proceedings of the Virginia Assembly, 1619”

Location: Hunt Shrine, weather permitting

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 a short distance from 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 was convened 398 years ago.

Program will also be offered on July 29 at 10:00am and 3:00pm.

Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne

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