Jamestown Island is a place where in some ways time as stood still. The
past is returning slowly piece by piece with hard and time consuming archaeological
digs and processing the many piece we have already found. For the Official
site of Jamestown Rediscovery please go to APVA
which has a great websites
The church was rebuilt but the tower in the front is the original one
built many years ago by the first settlers.
Jamestown Island is a special place.
Well worth a trip and
tour. Almost seems as if you step back in
time once you are on the Island. Jamestown
Island Visit Information
William M. Kelso
Here part of the wall next to one of the wells that is being excavated in
2006 searching for lost artifacts.
William Kelso is in the back ground explains to his niece Mindy Snider what
and how they plan to excavate the hill.
Pictures taken during a Summer 2006 visit to Jamestown Rediscovery. A
must place to go and shop. Bill
Kelso can often be seen there. Publication
Kelso is a author and has written several books about Jamestown as
well as well as other archaeology works. Press
To see the first church arches of North America makes one reflect on
what is was really like back in 1607 to start life in a new world. Dr
William Kelso has open a whole new door to how we now know life as
started here in North America.
APVA project's are expanding our knowledge of life in the new world Read
about it at APVA's Jamestown
official history website
Summer 2006 was bringing new increased activity of
excavation. Archeological staff
and students from several colleges gather to
and earn credits while excavating in
APVA has the in depth information
on the discoveries of Jamestown, follow this link
for the official site
Much of what was found is on exhibit
in APVA Jamestown
Rediscovery Center. If you go to Williamsburg you have to visit
Jamestown Rediscovery's Archaearium.
Just contact them for
information. Donation Information
to help the cause of APVA mission. APVA is a great organization and for
more information on how to help them check out Donation. For a site
map of Jamestown Rediscovery