Meet Anas Todkill and Walter Russell

Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
November 21, 2017 - 02:00 pmNovember 21, 2017 - 04:00 pmDecember 22 - 29, 2016, 2pm - 4pm
Venue: 
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway
Jamestown, VA 23081
United States 1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081

“Wee were never more merrie” Location: Archaearium Drop in and enjoy an afternoon conversation with two of Jamestown’s early colonists as they remember their past Christmastides in England and reflect upon the realities of life in the new world. Anas Todkill and Dr. Walter Russell have explored the Chesapeake Bay with Captain John Smith and seen the bounty of the Chesapeake firsthand, so they have no doubt have witnessed and enjoyed feasts in the Native Virginian’s villages. Perhaps they will share their observations of life and celebrations in Virginia in comparison to the grand holidays balls of the English manor houses….
Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne