African American Descendants Open House

African American Descendants Open House

Friday, May 20, 2022, 10:00 AM - Saturday, May 21, 2022, 3:30 PM

Group: Foundation


African American Descendant Community Open House at Jamestown Island's Travis Plantation on Friday, May 20th and Saturday, May 21st

Archaeologists at Historic Jamestown are seeking to identify quarters and workspaces that give further insight into the African American experience at the Travis Plantation. Come visit the excavation sites and share your ideas on site naming and commemoration as well as ask research questions.

Pick up point:  1369 Colonial Parkway, Jamestown, VA (Meet at the east end of the parking lot)

RSVP by Tuesday, May 17, 2022 to Dwayne Scheid, Cultural Resource Program Manager of Colonial National Historical Park, at (757) 898-2429 or

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