Est. 14 May 1607
Southern Part of the New World
The Virginia Company founded our beautiful colony with the good graces of King James. The colony was founded because of the failed attempt at Roanoke. Jamestown was to be the new English settlement where all could come to find a new start.
What can you do?
Come to farm!
Lots of land that has not been touched is right here in Jamestown waiting for you to plow it's fields
Come to celebrate YOUR religion!
Mural by John Gadsby Chapman of Pocahantas' Baptism
Come to make new friends!
The people are friendly and you won't be crowded like the English roads
Jamestown Island housed military posts during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. In the 20th century, preservationists undertook a major restoration of the area; the National Park Service now administers it as part of the Colonial National Historical Park.