Inside James Fort: Hoops and Staves

August 17, 2018 - 10:00 amAugust 17, 2018 - 04:00 pmAugust 2, 2018, 10am - 4pm
August 17, 2018 - 10:00 amAugust 17, 2018 - 04:00 pmSeptember 6, 2018, 10am - 4pm
Venue: 
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway
Jamestown, VA 23081
United States 1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081

Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting Join cooper Marshall Sheetz as he demonstrates traditional methods for creating buckets, barrels and casks. Coopering – the making of wooden storage containers – has existed for over 3,000 years. At Jamestown casks were to transport cargos of wine, beer, tobacco, sugar, and salt. Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne