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“TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia” Special Exhibition

All Day, Feb 17, 2019


Discover little-known, captivating personal stories of real women in Jamestown and the early Virginia colony and their tenacious spirit and impact on a fledgling society during this special yearlong Jamestown Settlement exhibition. Through artifacts, images, interactives and primary sources – some on display in America for the first time – “TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia” explores the struggles that Virginia Indian, English and African women faced in the New World, as well as their contributions. From women’s roles to women’s rights, the exhibit connects issues of the 17th century with their relevance today. The special exhibition is legacy project of the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution. For more information, visit historyisfun.org/tenacity.

Jamestown Settlement is located on Route 31 just southwest of Williamsburg, VA. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, closed on Christmas and New Year's days, 2018 admission is $17.00 for adults and $8.00 for ages 6-12 (2019: $17.50 adults, $8.25 ages 6-12). Admission is free for children under 6. A value-priced combination ticket to Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown in 2018 is $25.50 for adults and $12.25 for ages 6-12 – tickets in 2019 are $17.50 for adults and $8.25 for ages 6-12. NEED 2019 COMBO RATE. Parking is free. For more information, call (888) 593-4682 toll-free or (757) 253-4838, or visit historyisfun.org.

Cost: Jamestown Settlement's 2018 admission is $17.00 for adults and $8.00 for ages 6-12 (2019: $17.50 adults, $8.25 ages 6-12). Admission is free for children under 6.
Phone: (757) 253-4838
Tickets: https://jyfemail.jyf.virginia.gov
Event url: historyisfun.org/tenacity

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Williamsburg, VA 23185

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