Historic Jamestown Museum.

 

Through with our outdoor touring of the site….

 

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We found the museum.

 

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An odd looking building we were assured was totally green.

Although it looked pretty brown to me.

 

 

climate change

 

Although I called it a museum?

They call it an Archaearium.

 

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Technically that means an archeological excavation covered by a glass building.

Which it was.

 

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Because the remains of the first government building was literally under your feet.

 

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The exhibits were well done and history rich.

 

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And it shouldn’t surprise you that we spent a good couple of hours here.

 

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They’ve apparently taken a good deal of flack over the display of actual remains.

 

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But to be honest, it was fascinating.

 

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Granted if JR was my 10th great grandfather I might feel differently….

 

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I mean, it doesn’t look like he died peacefully.

 

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But then again, this poor fellow had to be in dire need of some Excedrin as well.

 

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Early surgical instruments?

 

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Or the Marquis De Sade’s toy chest?

Tough call.

 

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I’m guessing this poor soul didn’t get any Novocain either.

 

 

Of course back in the day…. this pointy little piece of metal?

 

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Yeah.

 

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Not your average Q Tip.

 

 

Way.

And if you remember my post from yesterday about the hardships the settlers endured?

 

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This 14 year old girl was eaten.

 

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It doesn’t get much harder than that.

 

 

 

 

21 thoughts on “Historic Jamestown Museum.”

  1. Our county has proposed to turn my favorite bar, The Pit, into a living museum. Visitor will observe the happenings from behind a 2″ panel of protective glass.

    “OMG! I never imagined people could live like that?”

    “Why are there no warning for children?”

    “Why are there no warnings for dogs? Mine just barfed.”

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  2. So, technically I guess you included a food photo. I’m not sure in what order the ear picker should fulfill all its uses. Fingernails should be last, but do I want mouth germs in my ear or ear germs in my mouth? That’s the problem with multi-purpose tools.

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