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Evidence of Cannibalism at Jamestown Found

Evidence of Cannibalism at Jamestown Found
Cannibalism is not a topic that is usually discussed in civilized circles. The consumption of human meat by humans has always horrified normal people. However, this perversion is not confined to savage tribes as a recent report confirmed. New evidence from bones of 14-year old girl depicts survival of cannibalism that has emerged from Jamestown, Virginia, during the colonial days of early America.
Read more May 2 2013, 8:48am CDT


Jamestown Day events set to celebrate 407th Anniversary of the founding of Jamestown


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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - A celebration of the 407th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, America's first permanent English settlement, is set for May 10. Jamestown Day will feature a variety of entertainment and educational programs at two local attractions. Historic Jamestown is the site of the original 1607 settlement jointly operated by the National Park Service and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Jamestown ...
Full article at: 15 hours ago, 5:35am CDT

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Colonial Road Construction Investigated in Williamsburg

Source: Archaeology Magazine

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WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA—When the capital of colonial Virginia was moved from Jamestown to Williamsburg in 1699, Duke of Gloucester Street, the main thoroughfare through the town, was designed to reflect the power and order of the British crown. The plan required, however, the long, straight street be constructed over ravines and gullies that had to be filled in and drained. “The most heroic work was probably done early in the century. But this was a very long ...
Full article at: Archaeology Magazine 3 days ago, 2:49pm CDT

Law Day Lecture April 28 in Jamestown

Source: Business First of Buffalo

The Robert H. Jackson Center will host the second annual Stanley Weeks Law Day Lecture, co-hosted by the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonary Valley of Jamestown, with keynote speaker Judicial Hearing Office Judge Joseph Gerace on Monday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at 305 East Fourth Street in Jamestown. The focus of Gerace’s address will correspond with the national 2014 theme for Law Day, American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters. This event is free and open to th ...
Full article at: Business First of Buffalo 3 days ago, 9:48am CDT

The Revolution at Colonial Williamsburg

Source: The Huffington Post

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If you think Colonial Williamsburg is the Republican Disneyland, you haven't been there in a while. The nation's largest living history center near Newport News, Va., once had that reputation in the way it depicted the American Revolution: white men waving flags and guns. But that's been banished, along with George Washington's cherry tree. Now, visitors can hear from slaves debating whether to take up th ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post 3 days ago, 7:14am CDT

All-New DoubleTree By Hilton Williamsburg Welcomes Families for Jamestown Day; Anniversary of 1607 Founding of America’s First Permanent English Settlement

Source: PRWeb

Hotel Located Just Minutes from Historic Jamestowne and Jamstown Settlement(PRWeb April 19, 2014)Read the full story at ...
Full article at: PRWeb 5 days ago, 6:08am CDT

Police release baby’s name in homicide case

Source: WIVB News Channel 4 Buffalo NY

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police in Jamestown are calling the death of a 16-month-old baby girl a homicide, and are now working to find out who’s responsible. Nayla Hodnett was taken to the hospital by her mother Wednesday night, but did not survive her injuries. Investigators say Nayla died of blunt force trauma. The child lived on Newland Avenue in Jamestown with her mother. Police say the mother’s boyfriend occasionally stayed at the home. Police are talki ...
Full article at: WIVB News Channel 4 Buffalo NY 6 days ago, 11:41am CDT

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Thirty firefighters tackled Jamestown blaze

Source: Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter

OVER 30 firefighters were needed to tackle a blaze at a recycling plant in Jamestown las ...
Full article at: Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter Apr 14 2014, 7:00am CDT

Jamestown park makes 'Great Places' short list

Source: Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area

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Wrenn Miller Park in Jamestown is among a short list of destinations across the state which you can vote for to receive the “People’s Choice” in for the N.C. Great Places category. The award will be handed out by the N.C. Chapter of the American Planning Association, an organization of 1,500 professional and citizen planners dedicated to preserving N.C. communities. Pullen Park is the only location in the Triad on the list. Others include Pullen Park, Raleigh, Do ...
Full article at: Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area Apr 11 2014, 12:37pm CDT

Hilton Head Island woman helps re-create Pocahontas' wedding jacket for 400th anniversary at Historic Jamestowne + video

Source: The Island Packet Online

History Meets Horsepower: NASCAR Driver Kyle Busch Visits Colonial Williamsburg
Four hundred years ago April 5, a wedding took place between an American Indian princess and an Englishman.Click to Continue » ...
Full article at: The Island Packet Online Apr 4 2014, 10:22am CDT


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