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When the director of the Middle Passage port markers project arrives in Yorktown to give a talk about slavery Friday night, she'll find herself in the perfect place. Though Old Point Comfort and Jamestown can lay claim to the first Africans in English...
Daily PressVirginia residents can visit Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center an unlimited number of times throughout the entire year for the cost of a single-day ticket. The museums’ American Heritage Annual Pass is available online to...
The settlers' first landing •Terry: Under the Almanac, you guys have Captain John Smith went ashore at Cape Henry, Virginia, to establish the first permanent English settlement. That's not what I've learned in school. It's Jamestown. I think you...
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MATHEWS — A replica of one of the three ships that brought the first English colonists to Virginia more than 400 years ago will be docked at Williams Wharf Landing on the East River from Friday through Sunday and host tours for Mathews...
From the beginning, the first Africans who began arriving in Virginia in 1619 faced a harder life than the white indentured servants whose labors they shared. Singled out by religion and the color of their skin, they were seen very early on as...
Nearly 232 years after Washington's momentous victory over the British at Yorktown, it can be hard for modern-day Americans to gauge the immensity of the changes unleashed by the Revolution. The war itself was just one of many ways is which daily life...
Washington ZooLights Spend the holidays with some furry creatures and scaly critters at ZooLights, which features animal sculptures composed of environmentally friendly lights. Animal houses will stay open during this seasonal event, and gingerbread...
Once upon a time, Williamsburg's Grand Illumination was the Peninsula's undisputed champion of holiday crowds, pyrotechnics and merry-making. Move over, colonials. Make room for Hollydazzle. The Newport News celebration, happening Nov. 30 at City...
Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
There was a time when it looked as if the schooner Virginia was cursed. Severe money problems, a muddled mission, political bickering and cracked masts — all of that and more plagued the wooden sailing vessel, a reproduction of a 1917 pilot...
The holiday season is upon us. Why stay in this Christmas when there's so much to do? Quit roasting chestnuts and get old Jack Frost off your nose. Bundle up, pack your overnight bag and take a quick trip. We've found some of the best places in and around...
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