Experience America’s First Permanent English Colony at Jamestown Settlement

By Heidi

One of my absolute favorite places to visit is the Historic Triangle in Virginia. I remember visiting the area as a child. I loved it so much that I chose it as a honeymoon destination. As a family, we have visited several times over the years. You always hear people talking about Colonial Williamsburg, but the area has so much more to offer. In fact, in recent visits, my family has enjoyed our time spent at Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center much more.

Recently, we visited during a time when all 3 locations were hosting Homeschool Days. At Colonial Williamsburg, we were handed our wristbands and a map and sent on our way. When we checked in at Jamestown Settlement a few days later, we were handed a large packet of information that was made up especially for homeschoolers. It made us feel like we were special guests. I’ll be talking about our experience at Yorktown Victory Center in a later post, but wanted to share about our day at the Settlement. Even though we’ve visited several times before, it’s definitely a place that we can return to again and again and still find new …read more

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