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The First American Settlers

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John Smith's encounter with Pocahontas was only one of many confrontations between the new settlers to Jamestown Island and the native tribes that lived there.

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    Jan 03
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    Jan 09

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It's been called the New World and the Old Dominion. It is the birthplace of eight U.S. presidents, and the legend of Pocahontas. It's the site of Williamsburg, perhaps the most ambitious history lesson in America. Virginia proudly celebrates its past without losing its sense of fun. Join us as we travel across a diverse and rugged landscape into the realm of pirates, the source of myths and the heart of American democracy.

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