Day 828: Colonial NHP – Historic Jamestowne

M’s Junior Ranger wall is rapidly filling up, we’re soon going to have to make a new one for him:

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Today when heading out, I noticed a damaged sidewall on one of the RV tires.  We stopped at a tire store to have a new tire installed on the wheel:

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Now running a couple hours late, we visited Historic Jamestowne, part of Colonial National Historical Park.  The theatre has a pair of curved screens, with seating under each screen positioned to see the other:

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We walked out to the site, passing this spire erected in1907 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the founding of Jamestowne in 1607:

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The location of the site wasn’t discovered until the 1990s, and archeology here continues today:

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This structure was built over the location of an identical original structure, now long gone:

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A model of what the settlement used to look like:

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The site also houses an extensive museum:

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The kids completed their Junior Ranger workbooks and received their patches:

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They also received this glass coaster, made on site:

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We were supposed to visit Yorktown today as well, but because of the tire delay this morning, we skipped Yorktown and continued on to Norfolk, where we will be spending Shabbos in a synagogue parking lot:

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Good Shabbos from Norfolk, Virginia!  See the trip map for today’s drive and our current location.

Day 827: Richmond NBP, Maggie Walker NHS, Petersburg NB
Day 830: Fort Monroe NM, Colonial NHP – Yorktown

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