Visiting Historic Jamestowne near Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia

Jamestown Settlement vs Historic Jamestowne: Which to Visit

If you are visiting Colonial Williamsburg, you should also spend a day in Jamestown. Check out the differences between Jamestown Settlement vs Historic Jamestowne and why you should visit each.

At Jamestown Settlement, prepare to embark on a journey to 17th-century Virginia. The world of America’s first permanent English colony, founded in 1607 – 13 years before the Pilgrims landed in Massachusetts, comes to life through film, gallery exhibits and outdoor living history.

Virginia: Jamestown Settlement, America’s first permanent English colony, founded in 1607 – 13 years before the Pilgrims landed in Massachusetts.

Jamestown housing where not very big

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Visiting Jamestown Settlement in the Colonial Williamsburg area in Virginia

Jamestown Settlement vs Historic Jamestowne: Which to Visit

Visiting Jamestown Settlement in the Colonial Williamsburg area in Virginia. Should you do Jamestown Settlement or Historic Jamestowne? Do both if you can but if you only have time for one, pick Jamestown Settlement -- see why.

See the Pocahontas Statue at Historic Jamestowne, site of the first permanent English settlement in America.

Pocahontas Statue at Historic Jamestowne, site of the first permanent English settlement in America. My ancestor was on that ship with Capt. John Smith and knew Pocahantas

The James River at Sunset in Historic Jamestowne.

Jamestown Colony - This is at the actual site and not the tourist trap that is down the road. This is where it all started Americans with a British ancestory.

This year we learned a lot about the beginning of our country. T has always loved History above every other subject so we have decided to do...

Jamestown Settlement re-created 1607 ships. Williamsburg, VA - America's first permanent English colony.

Historic Jamestown (Jamestowne Colony) - Jamestown, Virginia

another pinner: Historic Jamestown (Jamestowne Colony) - Jamestown, Virginia,,my ancestor probably built these.

Historic Jamestowne Virginia is the original site of the first permanent English settlement in America!  Ongoing archeology digs are in process at the site of James Fort.

Historic Jamestowne Virginia is the original site of the first permanent English settlement in America! Ongoing archeology digs are in process at the site of James Fort. Went on tour led by archaeologist.

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