James River View

Colonial Cultures of the James River

This program investigates how the James River shaped human activity both historically and today. Students rotate through hands-on historical activities to follow economics, trade, government, and cultural interactions of the English colonists as they settled in the 17th century along the James River. Add a half-hour extension to this program to include the James River environment.

Program Length: 2.5 hours

Grades: 6 – 9