The colonists landed after a five-month ocean odyssey from London. At the British Web site Begin Your Adventure <www.beginyouradventure.co.uk>, click on a map to learn about historical sites there, such John Smith’s birthplace and Pocahontas’ grave. Descendants of Jamestown settlers can share stories; anyone with British roots can search a Surname Profiler. Find England’s commemorative events here and at <www.jamestownuk.org>.
The National Genealogical Society (NGS) Conference <www.ngsgenealogy.org> May 16-19 in Richmond, Va., will open with a talk by Virtual Jamestown <virtualjarnestown.org> project director Crandall A. Shifflea; the Friday night banquet features Richard A. Cheatham, a descendant of John Rolfe and Pocahontas. Conference registration costs $245 ($210 for NGS members) or $100 per day. Banquet tickets cost extra.