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Welcome to an almost daily peek at our beautiful Williamsburg, Virginia which includes the "Historic Triangle" consisting of Colonial Williamsburg -the world’s largest living history museum- Yorktown and Jamestown.

July 3, 2010

The Powhatan Indian Village at Jamestown Settlement, Williamsburg, Virginia





When the English settlers arrived at Jamestown in 1607, the found Powhatan Indians living in the area.  The indian lifestyle was quite different than that of the English. The Powhatan lived in yehakins made of things available in the area such as wood and animal products.  The Powhatan Village at Jamestown Settlement is a reproduction of those villages complete with costumed interpreters.  Click here to learn more.

4 comments:

Indrani said...

Excellent capture.
Never knew of them.

Valerie@compositionlife said...

a flood of memories come back to me when I saw this shot - I remember being there! such a lovely place. You bring life to it in your photos!

ρομπερτ said...

Returning life to its real, important size. Food for thought indeed. Great entry. A nice Sunday and happy celebrations as well.

daily athens

Louis la Vache said...

It has been some 20 years since «Louis» visited Jamestown. He doesn't recall the Indian exhibit from his visit. Perhaps it was added later.

«Louis» thanks you for visiting San Francisco Bay Daily Photo.

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