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