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The Old Guy ... Images of Russell County Kentucky ... #32

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WHY DID SO MANY COLONISTS DIE? by Kevin E.

There are  many reasons why so many colonists died at Jamestown in 1611. In 1607, the English colonists settled in Virginia near the Chesapeake Bay. They left their country.   346 more words

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The Old Guy ... Looking Around In Black & White #24 ...

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Looking Around In Black & White #24 … 

* Editor Note: Unfortunately, after this photograph was taken this weathered and time tested sign was cut down and discarded. 45 more words

Andrew and Molly Part 6

“Come with me.”  Master Wharton led them across a dusty street to a store fronted by a long verandah.  “Caleb Reeves, I am back to do my trading.   498 more words

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Why Did So Many Colonists Die?

Did you know that out of 110 original English Settlers, only 40 would be alive at the end of December? English colonists from England, their mother country, arrived in Jamestown in 1607. 356 more words

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Andrew and Molly Part 5

Immediately upon disembarking, Andrew and Molly along with others not already engaged were escorted to warehouse lodgings and given beer and a heartening stew of squash, beans, corn, yams, and meat, their first meat in seven weeks.   478 more words

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Why Did So Many Colonists Die? by Melissa A

In only six months, seventy people out of the one hundred- ten original settlers had died. In the spring of 1607, the English colonists arrived from their mother country, England to an area in Virginia, which was to be called Jamestown. 349 more words

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