Jamestown Settlement is a living museum of first successful European settlement in North America, reconstructed just a few miles away from the actual location (which is under excavation)
The Settlement celebrated its 400 years five years ago. Queen Elizabeth visited it during the celebrations.
Huts of Powhatan Indians, who were the original inhabitants of this area when the British arrived.
Inside an Indian hut
The James Fort
The fort has been reconstructed very authentically and guides wear dresses that were common at that time.
Another of our guides.
400 years of distance in a few steps.
Even the chickens wear the same uniform.
Full-sized replicas of the three ships that brought the colonists, the Susan Constant, Godspeed, and the Discovery are docked here
Bed for the chef