Travel Back in Time to Virginia: The Birthplace of a Nation

Register for PROGRAM #4759 

Adventure awaits in colonial Virginia! Travel to Jamestown and discover the relationships between Indians, Africans and Europeans. Next, journey to Williamsburg and a time when Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry sparked the American Revolution. Debate a vote for independence, sample colonial cooking and clothing, and enjoy a real tavern meal. Talk to prosperous colonists, like the wig maker, silversmith, and tavern keeper. Journey onward to Yorktown, and celebrate the 225th anniversary of our independence. Together, experience what life was like in the capital of Virginia. Lectures, demonstrations, and participatory activities alternate with extensive field trips that include presentations and sites not usually available. Tickets included.


For participants and kids ages 10-12. One child per adult; each child must room with an adult. Adults are responsible for supervising children they bring.