A new, permanent exhibit on Werowocomoco has just opened at the Gloucester Visitor Center.
Residence of Powhatan and the site of the first meetings between Native leaders and English colonists, Werowocomoco was acquired and protected by the National Park Service as part of the Chesapeake Trail in 2016. It is located on the north side of the York River in Gloucester.
The project began three years ago on a much smaller scale, but with a $120,000 grant from NPS, visitors will be treated to a state-of-the-art experience. Staff from the visitor center collaborated with staff from the trail and Moser Productions, Inc., a design company in Richmond, to develop the exhibit.
An image of Werowocomoco etched in three panels of glass greets visitors and special features include a video on Werowocomoco; an interactive timeline o the development of the Virginia Indian tribes, the site itself and Gloucester County; and a print image of Pocahontas.
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