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Jamestown National Historic Site

Jamestown National Historical is a part of Historic Jamestowne, site of the First Permanent English Colony in North America. The National Historic Site consists of 22.5 acres on the western end of Jamestown Island, which includes the original site of the 1607 fort and statehouse site of the late 17th century. In 1893 the owners of the Island, Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Barney, donated this plot of land to the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA). For over 100 years the APVA has been protection and preserving America?s birthplace.

Plane - To Jamestown: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (30-45 minutes east of Jamestown), Norfolk International Airport (over one hour east) and Richmond International Airport (over one hour west) provide commercial air service.

Car - Jamestown is located a short distance from Interstate 64 (I-64). Eastbound from the Richmond area or Westbound from the Virginia Beach/Norfolk/Hampton area via I-64, take route 199 west (exit 242A) to the Colonial Parkway. Follow the Parkway to its end.

In Park: personal vehicles, bicycles (on paved surfaces only) and on foot. The Colonial Parkway (23 miles long) connects Historic Yorktown with Jamestown.

Public Transportation - AMTRAK has stations in Newport News and Williamsburg. Greyhound has commercial bus service to Newport News and Williamsburg. Rental cars and taxi service are available from all of these locations.