Smith’s Fort Plantation

Gifted as a dowry from Powhatan after John Rolfe’s marriage to Pocahontas, the historic Smith’s Fort Plantation is home to an 18th century manor house that retains many of its colonial furnishings, woodwork, and artifacts. Exhibits tell the stories of captain John Smith, John Rolfe, Pocahontas, Chief Powhatan and the Jamestown colonists.

contact info

Hrs: Fri.-Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM to 5PM.

School

Groups can learn about early colonial-Indian relations as well as the culture and significance of the Native Americans and settlers of the Jamestown colony. Take a short walk to see the 1609 fort site where John Smith and the original settlers of Jamestown began building a retreat site.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Native Americans, Colonial History, Decorative Arts.

contact info
Phone: 757-294-3872
Email: smithsfortplantation@preservationvirginia.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 12 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

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Smith’s Fort Plantation

Gifted as a dowry from Powhatan after John Rolfe’s marriage to Pocahontas, the historic Smith’s Fort Plantation is home to an 18th century manor house that retains many of its colonial furnishings, woodwork, and artifacts. Exhibits tell the stories of captain John Smith, John Rolfe, Pocahontas, Chief Powhatan and the Jamestown colonists.

contact info

Hrs: Fri.-Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM to 5PM.

Scouts

Groups can learn about early colonial-Indian relations as well as the culture and significance of the Native Americans and settlers of the Jamestown colony. Take a short walk to see the 1609 fort site where John Smith and the original settlers of Jamestown began building a retreat site.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Native Americans, Colonial History, Decorative Arts.

contact info
Phone: 757-294-3872
Email: smithsfortplantation@preservationvirginia.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 12 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Smith’s Fort Plantation

Gifted as a dowry from Powhatan after John Rolfe’s marriage to Pocahontas, the historic Smith’s Fort Plantation is home to an 18th century manor house that retains many of its colonial furnishings, woodwork, and artifacts. Exhibits tell the stories of captain John Smith, John Rolfe, Pocahontas, Chief Powhatan and the Jamestown colonists.

contact info

Hrs: Fri.-Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM to 5PM.

Camp

Groups can learn about early colonial-Indian relations as well as the culture and significance of the Native Americans and settlers of the Jamestown colony. Take a short walk to see the 1609 fort site where John Smith and the original settlers of Jamestown began building a retreat site.

topics covered:
American History, Native Americans, Colonial History, Decorative Arts.

contact info
Phone: 757-294-3872
Email: smithsfortplantation@preservationvirginia.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 12 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Smith’s Fort Plantation

Gifted as a dowry from Powhatan after John Rolfe’s marriage to Pocahontas, the historic Smith’s Fort Plantation is home to an 18th century manor house that retains many of its colonial furnishings, woodwork, and artifacts. Exhibits tell the stories of captain John Smith, John Rolfe, Pocahontas, Chief Powhatan and the Jamestown colonists.

contact info

Hrs: Fri.-Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM to 5PM.

Homeschool

Groups can learn about early colonial-Indian relations as well as the culture and significance of the Native Americans and settlers of the Jamestown colony. Take a short walk to see the 1609 fort site where John Smith and the original settlers of Jamestown began building a retreat site.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Native Americans, Colonial History, Decorative Arts.

contact info
Phone: 757-294-3872
Email: smithsfortplantation@preservationvirginia.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 12 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

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