Category Archives: 17th century church tower

Whose Ancestors are Buried in the Jamestown Church?

There have been six churches at Jamestown. The most meaningful were the second, built in 1608 – the site of the 1614 Rolfe/Pocahontas wedding and where graves of four founders were found; the third, built from 1617 to 1619 – the … Continue reading

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Report on Our May 30 Annual Meeting

A Message from Governor Donna Derrick: Thirty-Three members, prospective members, and guests gathered on May 30, 2015 for First California Company’s Annual Meeting at the La Gran Terraza Dining Room in Hahn University Center at the University of San Diego. … Continue reading

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Church Tower Update

This is an update on the repair and restoration of the 17th century church tower at Historic Jamestown. This successful two-year program is the result of the contributions our Company and members made together with other companies towards the Society’s fund for the … Continue reading

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After 20 Years, It’s About Time

In the shadow of the debacle of the federal shutdown, the Virginia House of Delegates has commended archeologist Bill Kelso for his accomplishments with the discoveries at Historic Jamestown, as reported by the Virginia Gazette. 2014 will mark the 20th … Continue reading

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