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The Jamestown Timeline sets Jamestown within the global context of world history.

The anniversary celebration parts of the Jamestown voyage have yet to be developed, except for the 350th when the paintings of Sidney King were commissioned. The celebrations will be more extensively treated later.

The Primary Source Bibliography is the working bibliography, a broad survey of manuscripts, court and public records, eyewitness accounts, images and maps, and much more from libraries both domestic and international, assembled during Phase One and used to guide our priorities for material to place on the Web site.

The bibliography of secondary sources has been a lower priority but will be developed in the future. The links page also continues to expand with new entries. Eventually, we hope to establish Virtual Jamestown as the first-stop mall for anyone interested in its history and legacies.

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Reference Center

a) Timelines

b) Landscapes and Legacies

c) People and Events

d) Interpretive Essays

e) 300th Anniversary Celebration

f) Paintings Created for 350th Anniversary Celebration

g) Primary Source Bibliography

h) Secondary Source Bibliography

i) Atlantic World Resources

j) Links

Jamestown Resources

Jamestown Resources is a digital archive of images, artifacts, maps, rare documents, censuses, and other data for teachers, researchers, genealogists, students, and the general public who want to explore the meaning of Jamestown in the American experience.