History Stories
CATEGORY: Jamestown Colony
The Lost Colony of Popham
May 12, 2017

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Archaeologists Excavate Graves of Jamestown’s Leaders
July 30, 2015

Inside the ruins of a church built in 1608, archaeologists have uncovered the remains of four men who helped found the first permanent English settlement in the New World. Read More

Evidence of Cannibalism Found at Jamestown
May 2, 2013

New evidence supports historical accounts that desperate Jamestown colonists resorted to cannibalism during the harsh winter of 1609-10. Read More

Did Jamestown’s Settlers Drink Themselves to Death?
October 17, 2011

Geologists are investigating whether tainted drinking water killed most of Jamestown’s colonists during the “starving time” of 1609-1610. Read More