First Assembly Commemoration

Man in historical clothing listening to a visitor read from a paper
12:30pm - 1:00pm

First Assembly JamestownDay16_531_rect2 “proceedings of the virginia assembly, 1619”

Location: Hunt Shrine, weather permitting
Series: The World of 1619

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 399 years ago.

Program will also be offered on July 28 at 10:00am and 3:00pm.

Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne

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