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  • Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America’s…

  • Va. historic area marking ‘First Assembly Day’

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Historic Jamestowne is gearing up to commemorate the anniversary of the first legislative assembly in English North America. Officials say two events are being held to mark the milestone. On Saturday,…

  • Interior chief: Jamestown at risk from rising seas

    STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press JAMESTOWN, Va. (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell got a firsthand look Thursday at the effect of climate change on ever-receding Jamestown island, concluding that America’s first permanent European settlement is…

  • Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation exec starts new job

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia agency that operates the Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center museums will have a new director this week. Peter Armstrong takes over as senior director of museum operations and…