Jamestown Settlement 1607

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Capt. John Smith
Pocahontas (1616)


Powhatan massacre at Jamestown, March 22, 1622, woodcut by Matthäus Merian
Armor breastplate from Jamestown


Captain John Smith (Time magazine, April 26, 2007)

Forensic Anthropologist Confirms Survival Cannibalism at Jamestown (Video)

Jamestown: National Geographic

The First Fatality at Jamestown Fort

The Grave of Bartholomew Gosnold (15721607)

The Rehabilitation of Captain John Smith (The Journal of Southern History, Nov. 1962)

A Second Founding (Washington Post, May 9, 2007)

Settlers' Remains Tell Tales of Harsh, Short Lives (Washington Post, May 9, 2007)

In Desperate Hours, Did a Crazed Colonist Deem His Wife Good Enough to Eat? (Washington Post, May 9, 2007)

Starving Settlers in Jamestown Colony Resorted to Cannibalism (Smithsonian Magazine, May 2013)

Evidence of Cannibalism Found at Jamestown Site (N.Y. Times, May 1, 2013)

Jamestown's original four colonial leaders discovered buried under the church where Pocahontas was married (and one with mysterious catholic relics) (Daily Mail, July 28, 2015)

Jamestown excavation unearths four bodies - and a mystery in a small box (Washington Post, July 28, 2015)