- n a former village on the James River in Virginia to the north of Norfolk; site of the first permanent English settlement in America in 1607
- President Bush in Washington Post
As we celebrate the 400th anniversary of Jamestown to honor the beginnings of our democracy, it is a chance to renew our commitment to help others around the world realize the great blessings of liberty,Bush said.
- Al Sharpton in Washington Post
A lot of us have lost the dignity that our community has shown from Jamestown to now,said Sharpton.
- Tim Kaine in Florida Times-Union
In a statement, Kaine said: "This Royal visit speaks to the importance of Jamestown to both of our countries, reaffirms the strong, historic ties between our nations, and demonstrates a mutual commitment to reinforce these connections as we go...