Saturday, July 15, 2006

Archaeologists are transforming our understanding of Jamestown, where British America took root.
GOOGLE the phrase "America's Birthplace" and something eye-opening happens.

Jamestown, which has long played second fiddle to Plymouth Rock, Boston and Philadelphia, is popping up more frequently.

And with good reason.

Archaeologist Bill Kelso's hunch that the remains of England's first successful settlement in the New World had not eroded into the James River, as originally thought, has paid off beyond his wildest dreams.

Long article, but very informative.