Historic Christ Church & Museum programs to explore 1619 Virginia

1619 was a landmark year in Virginia history. Among the important “firsts” that took place were the first meeting of the first legislative assembly in English North America (Virginia’s General Assembly), the arrival of the first Africans to the colony, the recruitment of women to the colony in large numbers, and the first Thanksgiving.

To commemorate these historic events, Historic Christ Church & Museum (HCC&M), 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, this year will present a series of special speakers, traveling exhibitions, bus trips and musical performances, reported director of programs and communications Robert Teagle.

Programs will begin March 24, as archaeologist Mary Anna Hartley presents “New Discoveries Inside Jamestown Church,” the first of….