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

A team of archaeologists 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, according to a recent University of Michigan statement.

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

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.

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

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,

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.

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.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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