“The Long Arm of the King”

10:30am - 3:00pm

Meet Sir William Berkeley to hear an accounting of his time as governor of Virginia and the unhappy circumstances that led to “Bacon’s Rebellion” in 1676 during this program at 10:30 am, 1:00 pm and 3 pm in the Memorial Church. During a special evening tour at 7 pm, “The Beginning, Progress and Conclusion of Bacon’s Rebellion,” guests are lead through the colonial town site to see the dramatic events unfold through the “eyewitness” account of Thomas Matthew, a Burgess in 1676. Controlled fires re-create the burning of Jamestown as it occurred on Sept. 19, 1676.

Price: Free with admission to Historic Jamestowne.

Location: Historic Jamestowne

For more information call 757-229-4997.

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