Next Meeting: 2019 Fall Meeting:
When: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Where: Lomas Santa Fe Country Club, 1505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach, CA 92075
Program: First Thanksgiving in 1619 at Berkeley Plantation
For more information, please contact our Company’s Governor.
Please watch for the dates and details about our future meetings on our News page.
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The Jamestowne Society rescheduled its 2019 spring membership and Council meetings from their customary May dates to July 27-30 to commemorate the 400th anniversaries of two major events in the colony’s history: the convening of the first General Assembly – … Continue reading
Dr. James Horn of Jamestowne Rediscovery will speak at our June 29, 2019 Annual Meeting and 20th Anniversary Commemoration
We will commemorate our company’s 20th Anniversary at our Annual Meeting and luncheon on Saturday, June 29 at noon at the Il Fornaio restaurant, 18051 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92612. (949) 261-1444. Our speaker will be Dr. James Horn. … Continue reading
Our Society has been supporting, through contributions from its resources and donations from members (like you), the replication of the bell that once hung and rang from the tower of the early church on Jamestown Island. That bell has been … Continue reading
Our next meeting will be held at noon on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Baily’s Restaurant, Temecula, CA; The program will be The 400th Anniversary of the Landing of the First Recorded Africans in Virginia. Our presenter will be Michael L. … Continue reading
By Erica Hahn We know that there were few women colonists in the first years of the Jamestown colony. As with almost all European colonies, men were the adventurers, going out into the wilderness with the idea of making their … Continue reading
Our October 20 Fall Meeting and Luncheon will feature “How the Jamestowne Colony Led to the Sailing of the Mayflower”
Our Fall Meeting and Luncheon will be held on Saturday October 20, 2018 at 12 noon at the Long Beach Yacht Club, Skipper’s Cove Room, 6201 E. Appian Way, Long Beach, CA 90803. For directions, please go to: http://www.lbyc.org/directions LBYC … Continue reading
A Message from Governor Scarlett Gathings Shepherd: Our First California Company of the Jamestowne Society has been a part of The Southern California Genealogical Society’s Genealogical Jamboree in Burbank annually for many years. The Jamboree lasts three days and costs … Continue reading
Our 2018 Annual Meeting and Luncheon will be held on Saturday, June 23 at 12:00 Noon at the San Diego Yacht Club, Staff Commodore Room, 2nd Floor of the Club House (address and directions below.) Our speaker will be Bonnie … Continue reading
We have the following photos from our 2018 Winter Meeting on February 24 ( see recap):
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First California Company has cancelled its Fall 2017 General Membership Meeting and Luncheon for 11:30 AM on Sunday, November 19. Our next meeting will be Saturday, February 24, 2018; details will follow closer to the date.
By Erica Hahn I admit that, despite many clues, until recently I never thought much about what role Europeans played in New England before the Pilgrims arrived on the Mayflower in 1620. All I knew was that their native friend, … Continue reading