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Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown unveil new programs for 2018

The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is unveiling new programming. (Courtesy of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown).
The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is unveiling new programming. (Courtesy of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown).

The Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown are debuting new programs, all of which will immerse visitors in the story of America’s beginnings.

The first scheduled program is an “An Afternoon of Cultural Cuisine.” The program takes place at 2 p.m. on April 28 at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, according to a news release from the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.

Michael W. Twitty, an African-American-Jewish culinary historian and author will discuss various cultural cuisines during the program.

Next, “Blast from the Past: Artillery in the War of Independence” will highlight American, British and French artillery and its impact on the American Revolution.

The “Blast from the Past: Artillery in the War of Independence” exhibit opens June 10 and feature artillery demonstrations and musical performances.

Third, “TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia” will open Nov. 10 at the Jamestown Settlement. 

The program will explore personal stories of the women in Jamestown and connect women’s issues of the 17th century and their relevance today.

Both museums are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and until 6 p.m. June 15 through August 15.

The Jamestown Settlement is located at 2110 Jamestown Settlement Road and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is located at 200 Water Street.

Troy Jefferson
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Troy Jefferson is the city of Williamsburg and James City County reporter for the WYDaily. Jefferson graduated from Michigan State University and the University of Maryland. When he is not writing stories, he enjoys romantic comedies.

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