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Pocahontas: The Bridge Between Two Worlds

Commemorating the 400th Anniversary of the Marriage of Pocahontas and John Rolfe


April 5, 2014 marks the 4ooth anniversary of the marriage of America’s first heroine, Pocahontas to America’s first entrepreneur, John Rolfe. Madeleine Eckert will give a slide presentation to discuss the life and legend of Pocahontas, the various myths that surround the native princess and explain how Pocahontas was instrumental in saving the first permanent English colony in the New World, Jamestown, VA. Madeleine is a direct descendant of Pocahontas and a member of the Jamestowne Society.