People of the River: The Powhatan Indians

Henricus is now offering our most popular Powhatan Indian program most Mondays and one Saturday per month! This program covers several K-5 Virginia SOLs, so students can keep up with their curriculum on an individual basis. Many teachers also offer extra credit for students attending programs like these! Online registration is required.

Tour Arrohateck, a re-created Virginia Indian community once located on the James River, and experience the Eastern Woodland Powhatan Indian culture just prior to contact. Through hands-on activities and demonstrations, learn about farming, food preparation, hunting, fishing and cultural activities. Discover how the Powhatan Indians met their survival needs in 17th century Virginia.

Dates: Every Monday through December 21 | Saturday 9/19, 10/17, 11/21, 12/19
Time: 10-11am
Cost: $8 per person
Saturday Add-On: General admission to the English settlement for an extra $3



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