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Powhatan's village to be placed on National Register

Werowocomoco, the village of Chief Powhatan, will be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Werowocomoco, located along the along the York River in Virginia, was Powhatan's residence and headquarters. It is about 15 miles from Jamestown, where the English made their first settlement in 1607. Powhatan moved the village farther from Jamestown in 1609/

The site is about 45 acres and sits on private land.

Get the Story:
Site of Powhatan's Village to Be on List (AP 3/27)

Relevant Links:
National Register of Historic Places -
Werowocomoco Research Project -

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