Learn about the voyage of the Sea Venture, the flagship of a fleet that came to resupply the Jamestown colony in 1609. The Sea Venture was shipwrecked on Bermuda and the survivors built two new ships from the wreckage, arriving at Jamestown in 1610.
Young visitors investigate the economy of 17th-century Jamestown through inquiry with historical interpreters at Jamestown Settlement.
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Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown form “Virginia’s Historic Triangle,” all linked by the scenic Colonial Parkway, and are easily reached via interstates 95 and 64 and U.S. Route 17.
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Experience the story of America's beginnings – from the founding of America’s first permanent English colony in 1607 to the Revolution and the establishment of a new nation almost two centuries later. Plan Your Visit
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