Category Archives: 17th Century Church Bell Tower

We Learned About Democracy, Diversity and Race at Jamestown in 1619 at Our Company’s 20th Anniversary

We commemorated our Company’s 20th anniversary on June 29 in Irvine with an auspicious event presided over by Governor Julie Plemmons. 37 members, guests and prospective members heard a fascinating presentation by Dr. James Horn, historian, author and President of … Continue reading

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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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Preserving Our Ancestral Heritage

Jamestown Rediscovery is preserving important evidence of our ancestral heritage with completion of phase I of the repair and restoration of the 17th century church bell tower. The deteriorated masonry at the top of the structure that posed extreme risk … Continue reading

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Progress on Church Bell Tower Restoration

We are updating our posts of December 6, 2012 and May 11, 2013  with this progress report on the restoration of the 17th century church bell tower. The need for the repairs and restoration is much more clearly seen in … Continue reading

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Our 2013 Annual Meeting

The sunny climes and harbor views of the Long Beach Yacht Club were an appropriate venue for the maritime music theme of our fourteenth Annual Meeting on Saturday, June 15th. The Program Forty six Company members and guests listened to … Continue reading

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Bell Tower Restoration Update

During the past winter, Jamestown Rediscovery erected the scaffolding on the 17th century church bell tower to enable them to repair and restore it, the objective of the Society Fund to which we and several other companies and members contributed … Continue reading

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