Archaeology and Conservation at Jamestown Preview

On May 14, 1607, 104 English settlers landed at Jamestown Island, Virginia to establish a colony for the Virginia Company. The… read more

On May 14, 1607, 104 English settlers landed at Jamestown Island, Virginia to establish a colony for the Virginia Company. The location served as the capital of Virginia until 1699. Thought to be lost to history forever under the James River, the original fort was unearthed in 1994 by the Jamestown Rediscovery Archaeological Project. 

Beverly Straub gave a tour of the archeological collection and what it reveals about the everyday life of the 1607 settlers as she talked about the various Jamestown locations and organizations and how the sites are managed and studied. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Archaeology and Conservation at Jamestown Preview

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Program ID:
303694-2
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Jamestown, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 21, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jan 21, 2012 | 8:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2012 | 1:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2012 | 6:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2012 | 3:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2012 | 2:56am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2012 | 4:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 28, 2012 | 1:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 28, 2012 | 6:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3