Henricus: A Citie of Beginnings
A short, informative documentary about the 2nd English Settlement in the New World (after Jamestown) in 1611. 2011 is the 400th anniversary of the establishment of this city in what grew later to be Virginia.
Firing a Matchlock Musket
Learn how a 1611 matchlock musket was used with historic site supervisor John Pagano
1622 Opechancanough Powhatan Warrior
A short overview of the 1622 Opechancanough Powhatan Warrior
1622 Opechancough’s Offensive – English Colonists
Listen to the perspectives of real colonists that lived in the Henricus settlement before March 22, 1622.
March 22, 1622 – Opechancanough, the new leader of the Powhatan people, organized an attack on the English settlements along the James River.
Lindsay Gray, a Henricus Historical Park agricultural specialist, demonstrates the steps it takes to stem and hand the summer’s tobacco crops and discusses the history of growing Virginia tobacco.
People of the River: Powhatan Indians
Along with LionHeart Filmworks, Henricus Historical Park presents the most recent education film about the Powhatan Indians.