Historic Attractions

Visit historic sites throughout America's Historic Triangle — Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown — and witness more than four centuries of our nation's history.

Experience the story of America in the place where it all began.

Discover what John Smith’s Virginia colony was like when you visit Jamestown Settlement. Observe an archeological dig and the original fort at Historic Jamestowne. Feel the excitement of Colonial Williamsburg, where historical interpreters re-create life on the eve of the Revolutionary War. Travel to Yorktown Battlefield, where the United States gained its independence. Then find a new understanding of our nation’s beginnings at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, where you can explore re-creations of a Continental Army encampment and 1780s farm.

 

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In 1619 the Good Ship Margaret landed at Berkeley with thirty-six men aboard.  In accordance with the instructions given in the charter by the Virginia...

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You're invited to discover the people who bring history to life at Colonial Williamsburg.

Your admission ticket is your key to historic sites, where costumed...

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Historic Jamestowne is open with modified operations. Please visit our website for the most up to date information. Make sure to stop by the Memorial Church,...

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In 1608, glassmaking, America’s first English industry, began in Jamestown, Virginia. Today, costumed craftsmen, using tools and techniques similar to those used centuries ago,...

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Jamestown Settlement tells the story of 17th-century Virginia, from the arrival of English colonists in Jamestown in 1607 to the cultural encounters and events that planted...

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Founded in 1693, William and Mary is the nation's second oldest university. It has a long history of liberal arts education and a growing research...

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See where American independence was won at the Yorktown Battlefield, administered by the National Park Service as part of the Colonial National Historical Park. Here...

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This original building, built in 1697, survived fire and two wars. It continues to serve an active Episcopal congregation. Historic tours on Saturday. Services held...

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