2018 Fall Meeting:
When: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 12 Noon
Where: Long Beach, Yacht Club, Long Beach, CA
Program: How the Jamestown Colony led to the Sailing of the Mayflower.
For more information, please contact our Company’s Governor.
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Category Archives: Pocahontas
By Governor Scarlett Gathings Stahl As Pocahontas was my tenth great grandmother, I was invited by Reverend Canon Chris Stone of St Georges Church in Gravesend, England to attend the March 21, 2017 commemoration of her death and interment in the … Continue reading
Governor Scarlett Stahl convened our 2017 Winter Meeting in post-deluge Los Angeles on February 18. Nineteen members and guests met to exchange greetings, enjoy fellowship and celebrate the life of Pocahontas. We began with Dr. Jessica Stern’s engaging and informative presentation … Continue reading
A Message from Governor Scarlett Stahl: We will next meet on Saturday, February 18 in Los Angeles to celebrate the life of Pocahontas. She was my tenth great-grandmother and the ancestor I chose to join Jamestowne Society with. I have made … Continue reading
By Scarlett Stahl As the First California Company’s historian, I emailed the Reverend Canon Chris Stone, Rector of Gravesend in England to arrange a visit to St. George’s Church, where my 10th great grandmother, Pocahontas is buried. Reverend Chris graciously agreed … Continue reading
Karenne Wood, who delivered an engaging presentation at our commemoration of the 400th wedding anniversary of Pocahontas and John Rolfe, is among eight Virginia women recognized by the Library of Virginia as part of its 2015 Virginia Women in History program. Ms. … Continue reading
Captain John Smith’s iconic shadow still falls over Jamestown 400+ years after his 34-month sojourn in helping to found it. That specter is replete with mythology about a certain prepubescent Powhatan girl, disciplining settlers and facing down indigenous chieftains. A new and … Continue reading
Ed. note: We thank past Governor Ginny Gotlieb for filing this report on the Society’s 2014 fall meeting and tour: The Jamestowne Society’s Fall meeting and tour were sold out events. Two impressive paintings of Jamestown scenes highlighted Friday’s tour … Continue reading
Update: Our 11/22 Fall Meeting: “How Did Pocahontas Cook Bear/Bare – the Annals of Early American Cookery”
As we previously posted, our fall luncheon meeting on Saturday, November 22 will feature Dr. Molly McClain’s timely presentation of “How Did Pocahontas Cook Bear/Bare?; The Annals of Early American Cookery.” With the proximity to Thanksgiving, perhaps we will learn about our … Continue reading
Thanks to our friend Jane Crallé Congdon (another Pocahontas descendant), who sent us this message: Below is the link for the Colonial Williamsburg video of the Pocahontas/Rolfe wedding anniversary reenactment held ( 3 times) on Saturday, April 5, 2014, anniversary date … Continue reading
Our First California Company member, Scarlett Stahl, is a descendant of Pocahontas and John Rolfe and attended Historic Jamestown’s April 5 commemoration and reenactment on their 400th wedding anniversary. She describes her experience in her article published in micechat.com and includes … Continue reading
First California Company Governor Ginny Gotlieb presided as we hosted our first western regional Society meeting for 67 guests on Sunday, March 2, in Los Angeles. Three companies were represented, including First Deputy Governor Leslie Steuben of Northern California and … Continue reading