Jamestown aims for prominence on anniversary
Then there was the cannibalism. Still, as the nation prepares to commemorate Jamestown's 400th anniversary in May, many say this swampy outpost on the James River pales in comparison to the Pilgrims' arrival at Plymouth Rock, though fans of the buckled ...
Skeleton of teenage girl confirms cannibalism at Jamestown colony
She wouldn’t have gone to Jamestown alone. Whoever accompanied her was probably ... Research into the Virginia Company’s sponsors in Plymouth might reveal a family with a girl born in 1595 or 1596 who went to America. There may be extractable DNA ...
First permanent British settlers in America were CANNIBALS who even ate a 14 year old girl to survive deadly 1609 winter
The girl was likely already dead at the time. They believe she left Plymouth, England, in June 1609 as part of the largest fleet yet to sail for Jamestown. But a terrifying hurricane scattered the fleet, and her ship limped into Jamestown in early August.
Jamestown: Facts & History
the English would gain control of the Chesapeake Bay area and launch new colonies (including Plymouth in 1620) along the eastern seaboard of the future United States. In May 1624, the Virginia Company was formally dissolved and Jamestown became a crown colony.
Jamestown aspires to Plymouth's prominence
JAMESTOWN, Va. - The first permanent English settlement in North America has more personality than many historic attractions. Capt. John Smith, the pint-sized adventurer, left a breathless narrative of his exploits. Commerce took root here, and so did ...