Colony of Virginia
The Colony of Virginia (also known frequently as the Virginia Colony, the Province of Virginia, and occasionally as the Dominion and Colony of Virginia or Most Ancient Colloney and Dominion of Virgini...
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Pennsylvania college student who vanished in Bermuda is found dead
The American college student from Pennsylvania who went missing in the British island territory of Bermuda on Sunday night has been found dead, police said.
Bermuda - Exploring Oceans - Bermuda
The waters around Bermuda host a liquid jungle of creatures that exist in floating forests of golden brown sargassum seaweed. Deep within its waters live bio...
Roanoke Colony
75°42′15″W / 35.928259°N 75.704098°W / 35.928259; -75.704098The Roanoke Colony, also known as the Lost Colony, established on Roanoke Island, in what is today's Dare County, N...
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Popham Colony
69°47′18″W / 43.7532°N 69.7884°W / 43.7532; -69.7884The Popham Colony (also known as the Sagadahoc Colony) was a short-lived English colonial settlement in North America that ...
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Jamestown, Virginia
The Jamestown settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas. William Kelso says Jamestown "is where the British Empire began ... this was the first c...
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History of the Jamestown Settlement (1607-1699)
Jamestown was the first settlement of the Virginia Colony, founded in 1607, and served as capital of Virginia until 1699, when the seat of government was moved to Williamsburg. This article covers the...
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Bermuda
Bermuda /bɜrˈmjuːdə/, also referred to in legal documents as the Bermudas or Somers Isles, is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean, located off the ...
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John Rolfe
John Rolfe (1585–1622) was one of the early English settlers of North America. He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of Virginia and is known...
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House of Burgesses
The Virginia House of Burgesses /ˈbɜrdʒəsɪz/ was the first legislative assembly of elected representatives in North America. The House was established by the Virginia Company, who created the body as ...
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James River plantations
James River plantations were established in the Virginia Colony along the James River between the mouth at Hampton Roads and the head of navigation at the fall line where Richmond is today.
The co...
Powhatan Confederacy
The Powhatan (also spelled Powatan and Powhaten) is a Native American confederation of tribes in Virginia. It may also refer to the leader of those tribes, commonly referred to as Chief Powhatan. It i...
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Pennsylvania college student who vanished in Bermuda is found dead
The American college student from Pennsylvania who went missing in the British island territory of Bermuda on Sunday night has been found dead, police said.
Jamestown Rediscovery
Jamestown Rediscovery is an archaeological project of Preservation Virginia (formerly the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities) investigating the remains of the original settlement...
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Ohio Company
The Ohio Company, formally known as the Ohio Company of Virginia, was a land speculation company organized for the settlement by Virginians of the Ohio Country (approximately the present state of Ohio...
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Virginia Company
The Virginia Company refers collectively to a joint stock company chartered by James I on 10 April1606 with the purposes of establishing settlements on the coast of North America. The two companies, ...
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George Washington's Gristmill
George Washington’s Gristmill was part of the original Mount Vernon plantation, constructed during the lifetime of the United States' first president. The original structure was destroyed about 1850. ...
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The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles
The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles is a book written by Captain John Smith, first published in 1624. The book is one of the earliest, if not the earliest, histories o...
Third Supply
The Third Supply was the first truly successful wave of colonization in the first English settlement in the Americas, at Jamestown. It also resulted in the settlement of Bermuda (as an unintended side...
Samuel Hammond
Samuel Hammond (September 21, 1757 – September 11, 1842) was a lieutenant colonel during the American Revolutionary War, governor and leader in the Louisiana and Missouri Territories, and United State...
Scotchtown (plantation)
Scotchtown is a plantation located in Hanover County, Virginia, that from 1771-1778 was owned and used as a residence by Patrick Henry, his wife Sarah and their children. He was a revolutionary and e...
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Henrico City (Virginia Company)
Henrico City (or Henrico Cittie as it was then called) was one of four incorporations established in the Virginia Colony in 1619 North America by the proprietor, the Virginia Company. The plantations ...
Falling Creek Ironworks
Falling Creek Ironworks was the first iron production facility in North America. It was established by the Virginia Company of London in Henrico Cittie (sic) on Falling Creek near its confluence with ...
Okeus
Okeus (also known as Okee) was a malevolent god in the mythology of the Powhatan tribe of Virginia, the evil counterpart of the god Ahone. He was labelled as the devil by European colonists and missio...