To help keep guests staying at home connected to the history of America and their museums, Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown are now offering educational online resources.
Check out some of the offerings you can find online from Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown now:
Historical scholars link past and present
Read a new blog by senior curator Bly Straube featuring some Easter-inspired insight into how influences that shape medicine today came from centuries past.
Now that it’s time for the census, read about how the census as Jamestown in 1620 marked the first systematic count of people living in America’s first permanent English colony — and how it’s still relevant today — in a new blog from historian Martha McCartney.
Historical tailors sewing for a cause
The museums’ team of historical clothing staff have shifted their work from creating period garments for Revolutionary War soldiers and English colonists to something new — supplying first responders with fabric masks. Learn how the team is making them, and how to make your own, with this video tutorial.
Enhance history at home with online learning experiences
Tune in for bi-weekly virtual visits to Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown with live history lessons featuring real-time Q&As with museum curators and interpreters every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
You can find past videos and links to upcoming live programs here.
See stories of people in events in Early America
Check the Facebook page, Instagram, and Twitter of the museums daily for history mystery quizzes, behind-the-scenes tours, instructional hands-on demonstrations and educational videos on a variety of topics ranging from 17th-century ship navigation to 18th-century artillery firing.
To learn more about Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, visit HistoryIsFun.org.