Inside James Fort: Hoops & Staves

Cooper making a barrel
10:00am - 4:00pm

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Location: Archaearium

Join cooper Marshall Scheetz 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 used to transport cargos of wine, beer, tobacco, sugar, and salt.

Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne

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