By Grit Staff
Williamsburg, Virginia — Head to the town where it all began. Celebrate the 408th anniversary of the 1607 founding of America’s first permanent English colony, Jamestown, on May 9. During Jamestown Day, you’ll see displays of traditional food growing and livestock raising methods, as well as re-enactments of food preparation and homesteading skills demonstrations.
Preserving Giant Trees
Participate in the National Register of Champion Trees campaign to help document and preserve nature’s arboreal wonders.
Happy, Happy, Happy Halloween
Halloween is a fun, happy time of year. Even if you are not a fan of the spooky season, there are tons of things to do this harvest-time. Originally published in October of 2018.
GRIT Newspaper 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic
Check out GRIT’s 1918 newspaper report on the Spanish Flu pandemic covering obituaries, hospitals, medical tent cities, and ads selling “proven” cures.