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  • 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…