400th Anniversary Commemorative Ceremony of the First Representative Legislative Assembly

August 19, 2019 - 09:00 amAugust 19, 2019 - 05:00 pmJuly 30, 2019, 9am - 5pm
Venue: 
The Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center
1368 Colonial Parkway
Jamestown, VA 23185
United States 1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23185

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400th Anniversary of the First Representative Legislative Assembly

Join us as we commemorate the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in America.  Did you know that the Virginia General Assembly is the longest continuously operating legislative body in the Western Hemisphere? 

Experience a day full of ceremonies, tours and a free evening concert by The Richmond Symphony at Historic Jamestown.Come and explore Jamestown, the birthplace of American democracy.

American Evolution will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first representative assembly in the western hemisphere, which was held in Jamestown’s church in the summer of 1619. Members of the Virginia General Assembly, Congress and state legislatures nationwide will convene for this special commemorative event. Join us for ceremonies, public programs and a concert by The Richmond Symphony at Historic Jamestowne.

For more information, please visit: https://www.americanevolution2019.com/