Objects drawn from a 1609 well put people back in the picture at James Fort. Senior Archaeological Curator Bly Straube interprets the evidence.
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Discovery continues at Virginia’s James Fort, site of America’s first permanent English settlement. Archaeologist Bill Kelso gets to the bottom of a 1609 well.| Transcript
Virginia’s soil yielded unexpected resources. Journeyman Blacksmith Shel Browder talks about an early iron foundry at Jamestown.| Transcript
With 60 percent of James Fort unexplored, the island outpost guards a wealth of stories. Bill Kelso continues the hunt for discovery.| Transcript
The most impartial chronicle of Jamestown Settlement is in its trash. Curator Bly Straube explains.| Transcript
Despite its 14-year lead, many don’t know that Jamestown was settled before Plymouth. James Axtell’s article, “Historical Rivalry,” explores the reasons why.| Transcript