First Assembly Commemoration

November 20, 2017 - 10:30 amNovember 20, 2017 - 03:00 pmJuly 29, 2017, 10:30am - 3pm
Venue: 
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway
Jamestown, VA 23081
United States 1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081

“Proceedings of the Virginia Assembly, 1619” Location: Hunt Shrine, weather permitting Calling all burgesses! Join Governor Sir George Yeardley and Secretary John Pory for the first meeting of the General Assembly to discuss and debate the laws affecting the colony. This interactive program will take place a short distance from the Memorial Church, which was constructed in the early 20th century to protect and memorialize the location of the original church where the first Assembly was convened 398 years ago. Program will be offered on July 29 at 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 3:00pm. Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne