Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

13/7/2006

Journey marks the 400th anniversary of the first British settlement in America.

Washington — A delegation of 55 American Indians from eight different tribes is embarking July 12 on the first official visit by Virginia Indians to the United Kingdom in over 230 years.

The visit is part of commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in the New World, in 1607. The delegation will visit Gravesend, England, the site of the grave of Pocahontas, the daughter of Algonquian Paramount Chief Powhatan, who traveled to England with her English husband, John Rolfe, and died shortly after their arrival in 1617. for more click here

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