"TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia" Special Exhibition

Repeats Daily.
June 20, 2019 - 09:00 amJune 20, 2019 - 05:00 pmMarch 19, 2019 - January 5, 2020, 9am - 5pm
Venue: 
2110 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States 2110 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185

Admission

  • Adult combo with American Revolution Museum at Yorktown: $26.00
  • Adults: $17.50
  • Ages 6-12: $8.25
  • Under age 6: $Free
  • Youth combo with American Revolution Museum at Yorktown: $12.50

Explore captivating and little-known personal stories of the women in Jamestown and the Virginia colony and their tenacious spirit and impact on a fledgling society. Discover the struggles that women faced in the New World and their contributions, from the arrival of the first English women in Virginia in 1608 and the Powhatan Indian women they encountered to the arrival of the first documented African women and influx of English women in the colony in 1619. From women's roles to women's rights, connect issues of the 17th century and their relevance today. A 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution Legacy Project.

A series of special programs complement the special exhibition from Nov. 5, 2018, to Jan. 5, 2020.

Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (until 6 p.m. June 15-August 15). Admission is $17.50 for adults and $8.25 for ages 6-12, and free for children under 6. A value-priced combination ticket with the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is $26.00 for adults and $12.50 ages 6-12.