The students will explore the world of the Algonquian-speaking peoples that lived in the Chesapeake region at the time of the English arrival at Jamestown in 1607. Hands on stations will allow the students to learn about the maritime heritage of the first watermen of Virginia .
Orientation and 4 – 15 Minute Stations:
- World of the Powhatan / Map Studies
- Life in a Powhatan Village
- Canoe Construction
- Fishing Techniques
Grade level: K – 12
Program Location: Watermen’s Museum
Program Length: 1.5 hours
Program Cost: $5 per participant
To schedule a program tour at the museum or to receive more information, please call (757) 887-2641 or email “admin @watermens.org” (please remove space from address and copy to your email “TO” section.