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Jamestown (Va.) -- History

View Resource NOVA: Pocahontas Revealed

Who was Pocahontas? It's a question that has puzzled historians and archaeologists for centuries, and this recent documentary from NOVA takes a nuanced and in-depth look into both the reality and the myth surrounding her. The program draws on a wide variety of perspectives, and this complementary website could be used as an educational tool in the classroom or just as a means for personal...
View Resource Historic Jamestowne: For Educators

In 1607, a group of 104 male settlers, led by Captain John Smith, established Fort James in what is now modern day Virginia. Today, the Jamestowne Rediscovery Society, a project of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, is dedicated to researching the first permanent English settlement in North America and to educating the public about the "dramatic story" of Jamestown's...