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America's birthplace in danger of disappearing

Jamestown - U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell toured Jamestown Island on Thursday, guided by National Park rangers. She got a first-hand look at America's first permanent English settlement in North America. She also saw that some areas are now underwater.

Researchers may have solved 17th century murder in Virginia

Jamestown - A group of researchers in Virginia believe they may have found the answer to an unsolved mystery. The murder occurred in the 1600s at Jamestown.

Video: Evidence of cannibalism at Jamestown Colony (1609-1610)

Scholars studying fragments of skeleton of a girl, 14, found in a cellar in the fort on the James River where starving colonists sheltered during the bitter winter of 1609-1610 have found evidence of cannibalism among the early British colonists.

Tornado almost ruins wedding day

Jamestown - When guests see sight of a tornado, anything can happen. These newlyweds ran into some troubles when a tornado almost ruined this unforgettable celebration.

Thousands of Canadians tell government 'No One is Illegal' Special

Toronto - The word shame could be heard several blocks around St. Jamestown in Toronto as thousands of Canadians rallied to show their disapproval of the government's immigration policies and the corporations who benefit from temporary workers.

Jamestown’s 400th Anniversary: For Some, Not A Cause To Celebrate

The rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are the cornerstones of the American dream and yet for many native-Americans, that dream is and always has been a cruel and bitter illusion. Read on for some disturbing commentary on human rights.
 

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Screenshot from The Jamestown Rediscovery s Project YouTube video describing graves found in Jamesto...
Screenshot from The Jamestown Rediscovery's Project YouTube video describing graves found in Jamestown, Va. from colonial times.
The Jamestown Rediscovery Project
John Smith  played by Dennis Farmer  claims the beach for England during a re-enactment ceremony on ...
John Smith, played by Dennis Farmer, claims the beach for England during a re-enactment ceremony on the 400th anniversary of the First Landing in the, "New World." Settlers from the ships the Godspeed, Discovery and the Susan Constant landed in Virginia Beach and stayed four days before transiting to Jamestown.
U.S. Navy / Matthew Bookwalter
Evidence: Cannibalism at Jamestown Colony  1609
Evidence: Cannibalism at Jamestown Colony, 1609
YouTube
John Smith statute looking over the James River
Photo taken: March 24  2006
John Smith statute looking over the James River Photo taken: March 24, 2006
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Matthew Bookwalter
Remains of the 1639 Jamestown Church tower (with 20th century reconstruction on the original foundat...
Remains of the 1639 Jamestown Church tower (with 20th century reconstruction on the original foundations)
Tony Fischer

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