Guard at Fort Entrance

Success of the Citie: 17th-Century Henricus

Tour the Citie of Henricus, the second successful English settlement in Virginia, to learn about the successes and challenges faced by colonists in the early 17th century. Costumed historical interpreters engage students in an exploration of English defense and military strategies, historical trades and occupations, and the economics of Virginia’s first cash crop: tobacco.

Program Length: 1 hour

Grades: 1 – 5