Guardians of Jamestown: 1619

Guardians of Jamestown: 1619

Exploring the seminal events in Virginia’s history.

2019 marks the 400th anniversary of the first representative legislative assembly in the New World. Examine this, and other 1619 events, including the arrival of the first recorded Africans to English North America, the recruitment of significant numbers of English women, the first official English Thanksgiving in North America, and the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit of the Virginia Colony.

Guardians of Jamestown: 1619 is a local public television program presented by WHRO.

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