Famous Slaves in Colonial Virginia?

Answer White colonial Americans first brought African slaves to Virginia in the early 17th century. During the first decades of slavery in Virginia, there were never more than 300 slaves in Virginia. In t... Read More »

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What year were the first slaves brought to Jamestown, Virginia?

According to the University of Virginia's Social Studies Department, the first slaves arrived in Jamestown, Virginia, in August 1619. The Jamestown General Assembly sent two ships to raid Spanish s... Read More »

Colonial Virginia Land Grants?

In the Old Dominion, the descendants of early settlers are referred to as FFV, the First Families of Virginia. Many of these families received colonial land grants enticing them to move from Englan... Read More »

What is the real estate tax rate for Colonial Heights, Virginia?

The 2010 real estate tax rate in Colonial Heights, Virginia, was $1.10 per $100 of the assessed value of the property, according to the city's website. Colonial Heights is located near Richmond.Ref... Read More »

Facts on Clothes in Jamestown, Virginia During Colonial Times?

Founded by the London Company in 1607 as "James Fort," Jamestown, Virginia is the first permanent English settlement in the United States. Jamestown, along with Williamsburg and Yorktown, is one o... Read More »