Look Back at 18 months of Spectacular Events Celebrating our Country's Founding Moment in Time.
Welcome to the Official Site of America's 400th Anniversary
The founding of Jamestown in 1607 sparked a series of cultural encounters that helped shape the nation and the world. Events and themes at Jamestown Settlementand the Yorktown Victory Center throughout 2007 marked the 400th anniversary of this momentous event and explored its role in the evolution of government, cultural and social institutions that characterize today's United States.
We invite you to browse the legacy site and witness the tribute to this remarkable time in Virginia and world history. See snapshots and read about about the events, people who made this celebration a success.
Visit Jamestown Settlement
Jamestown 2007 Executive Director Jeanne Zeidler and Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Executive Director Phil Emerson bring a symbolic close to the commemoration by burying the America's 400th Anniversary Time Capsules. The capsules are buried on the commemorative plaza at Jamestown Settlement.