This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer Jamestown: The First 100 Years The First Africans: 1619–1662 Afternoon Course Monday, January 30, 2023 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET Add to calendar iCalendar Gmail Yahoo Mail Outlook Outlook.com Code: 1CVB07 Location: This online program is presented on Zoom. Select your Tickets Save when you purchase this program as a part of one of these series! 4 Program Series: Jamestown: The First 100 Years Find Series tickets Resize text Africans arriving in Virginia, Harper's Monthly Magazine illustration, 1901 Save when you purchase the Jamestown: The First 100 Years series! While the early days of Jamestown were marred with struggle, conflict, and tragedy, the settlement would survive as the first permanent English colony in North America, from which the seeds of the United States grew. Unearth the tumultuous first century of Jamestown with Mark Summers, the public historian for the Jamestown Rediscovery archaeological project. Session Information The First Africans: 1619–1662 In 1619 the English were confident in the success of Jamestown. Tobacco was booming, and hundreds of new English settlers were arriving each year. In that same year, the first documented Africans were forcibly captured and brought to Virginia to work the tobacco fields. This would begin a long and complicated history of race in America. Additional Sessions January 23 - The Powhatan and the English: 1607–1618 February 6 - Inevitable Uprising: 1622–1646 February 13 - Bacon’s Rebellion: 1675–1699 General Information View Common FAQs and Policies about our Online Programs on Zoom.