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Talking History Lecture: Carolyn Gilman

As part of the Talking History Lecture Series, Carolyn Gilman, published author and museum consultant, presents “The American Revolution in Indian Country” at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. A free public lecture with advance reservations required. Learn more.

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Jamestown Day

Mark the 415th anniversary of the 1607 founding of Jamestown with military salutes, maritime and interpretive demonstrations. Explore the convergence of the Virginia Indian, English and West Central African cultures in 17th-century Virginia through expansive gallery exhibits and outdoor living-history experiences.    

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Indigenous Arts Day

Celebrate traditional and contemporary art forms by indigenous artists at Jamestown Settlement, along with special demonstrations and performances.

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Jamestown Settlement presents an afternoon of reflection, performance, music and interpretive dance to mark the end of slavery in the United States. Although Juneteenth springs from events that happened in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865, the event celebrates liberation from a system of slavery with origins in Jamestown, Va., where the first recorded Africans in 1619 were brought after landing

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Liberty Celebration

Salute the 246th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence through immersive gallery exhibits, films, special interpretive programs and artillery demonstrations.

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