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Nov 22
2010

Pumpkin's Progress

Gain a new respect for the good old pumpkin. Author Mary Miley Theobald traces the history of the long-suffering gourd.

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Jul 19
2010

History's Myths

Myths abound in history's retelling. Historian and author Mary Miley Theobald shares some of her favorites.

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Nov 23
2009

Consider the Pumpkin

Pumpkins sustain early settlers through American winters. Author and historian Mary Miley Theobald explains why the gourd deserves more respect.

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  • Read the article, Some Pumpkins! from the Autumn '09 Colonial Williamsburg journal.

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Sep 22
2008

Picture Perfect

Camera becomes time machine as photographer Dave Doody frames the past in his lens.

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May 7
2007

Historical Rivalry

Despite its 14-year lead, many don't know that Jamestown was settled before Plymouth. James Axtell's article, "Historical Rivalry," explores the reasons why.

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Mar 19
2007

Anthropologist to the Past

Distinguished Visiting Professor Rhys Isaac's 1970 encounter with Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area set the course for his career.

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Jan 1
2007

We Are Starved

The newest book from Colonial Williamsburg's retired Chief Archaeologist Ivor Noel Hume, "Civilized Men" examines the transgressions of humanity in Jamestown.

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Additional resources
  • Read Ivor Noel Hume's article, “We Are Starved” in the Winter 2007 issue of the Journal.
  • Learn more about John Smith's arrival in Jamestown in Dennis Montgomery's "Captain John Smith" from the Spring, 1994 issue of the Journal.

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