By Dennis Montgomery
1607 vividly tells the tale of the founding of Jamestown, recounting the placement of the unique Indian population, the arriving of the British settlers four hundred years in the past, the development of the city, and sleek excavations on the website. alongside the best way, we meet such well-known figures as King James, John Smith, and Pocahontas. We additionally encounter unusual episodes of cannibalism and skullduggery, heroism and romantic love. The ebook is a compilation of articles from Colonial Williamsburg journal.
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1607: Jamestown and the New World by Dennis Montgomery