Martin's Hundred: The Discovery of a Lost Colonial Virginia Settlement

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Dell, 1983 - History - 343 pages
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I love when history reads like a novel. Read full review

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User Review  - Bob Seaby - Goodreads

Comment: Well written and very detailed account of a dig that revealed information about an early settlement near Jamestown. What was discovered in the settlement's dump was startling. Archeology buffs will enjoy this book as will history buffs. Read full review


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Matters of Grave Concern
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Ivor NoEl Hume is the former chief archaeologist of Colonial Williamsburg and director of the Williamsburg Depart-ment of Archaeology. He led the team that discovered the first traces of England's failed Roanoke Island colony, and his book "A Guide to Artifacts of Colonial America" is the definitive source on the subject. In 1992 Hume was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his services to British cultural interests in Virginia. He lives in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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