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Appalachians Home To Oldest Inland European Fort
2013-07-24 05:32:01

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of archaeologists, led by the University of Michigan, has discovered the remains of the earliest European fort in the interior of what is now the United States. This find will provide new insight into the beginning of the US colonial era, and the all-too-human reasons spoiling Spanish dreams of gold and glory. In 1567, nearly 20 years before Sir Walter Raleigh's colony at Roanoke was lost and 40 years before the Jamestown...

Jamestown Settlers Were Cannibals During Harsh Winter Of 1609-1610
2013-05-02 07:48:25

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New Evidence suggests the settlers at Jamestown, Virginia in 1609-1610 resorted to cannibalism in the face of a harsh winter with a shortage of food stock. Archeologists working closely with the Smithsonian have made the discovery after careful analysis of human remains unearthed at the site in 2012. William Kelso of the Jamestown Rediscovery Project at Preservation Virginia, and his archeological colleagues have been working at...

2011-10-02 07:00:00

Town gears up for Saturday, October 15th charity concert to be held in downtown Jamestown, NC Jamestown, NC (PRWEB) October 02, 2011 Jamestown Swing, a fully recognized 501c3 non-profit organization established in 2009 to raise funds and awareness for select charities through high profile special events, is on track to break attendance and fundraising records for its October 15th charity concert benefiting YMCA âœWe Build Campaignâ. This incredible...

2011-09-03 07:00:00

The entire length of Gannaway Drive (from Main Street to Ragsdale Road) will be blocked off, turning downtown Jamestown into a gigantic concert venue. Jamestown, NC (PRWEB) September 03, 2011 Jamestown Swing, a non-profit organization established in 2009 to market Jamestown, NC and raise funds and awareness for the YMCA âœWe Build Peopleâ campaign through high profile special events, has announced its 2011 charity event will be held Saturday, October...

2011-06-13 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) cargo systems facility will be honored by a visit from North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple today. The Governor will speak to employees and participate in the Goodrich Foundation presentation of a $22,000 check to the Jamestown Regional Medical Center. The check is being donated in support of future science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) courses for nursing students to further their education in the...

2009-06-08 12:09:00

JAMESTOWN, Va., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers are helping archaeologists at Historic Jamestowne learn more about North America's first settlers. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090608/DC29193) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists have discovered a piece of slate in an abandoned well that was filled by 1611. The tablet is covered with sketches of New World birds, flowers, a tree and caricatures...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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