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On the Trail of Captain John Smith: A Jamestown Adventure

Follow John Smith as he explores the Chesapeake Bay and meets local Indians in this new kids game.

Painting of Native American
Nightmare in Jamestown

Forensic anthropologist Dr. Doug Owsley, featured in National Geographic's new film, describes what evidence in the bones reveals about life and death in Jamestown.

Photo: Cabin
Voyage of Discovery

Follow Captain John Smith's explorations of the Chesapeake Bay in the nation's first all-water national historic trail.

Photo: Colonists and the ship Discovery at Jamestown, Virginia
The New World

Read our exclusive interview with Sarah Green, Producer of New Line Cinema's new film about John Smith and Jamestown.





'Heaven and earth never agreed better to frame a place for mans habitation....' -- Captain John Smith

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