Sally Jewell

William and Mary Digest Dec. 7

William and Mary Digest Dec. 7

Campus research leads to National Park recognition

Archaeologists from the College of William and Mary helped unveil a lost city called Werowocomoco, said to be the place where John Smith and Pocohontas first met.

The place is no longer simply a trail, but a national park, after the National Park Service bought it in late November.

"Werowocomoco is a place of unparalleled significance, not just for the Commonwealth's Native community, but for the nation as a whole," said Gov. Terry McAuliffe. "The Commonwealth of Virginia is home to some of the most important and prominent historical sites in the country and it is a great achievement that this...

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