|Fort at Jamestown, Virginia|
The writings of early colonists have always said yes to that question, but there has never been any physical proof that the claims were true - until now.
A scientist with the Smithsonian says that the skeleton of a 15-year-old girl found by archaeoligists in a Colonial era trash dump at Jamestown shows marks that indicate she was cut up and eaten!
|Jamestown from the water.|
On the other hand, the Spanish settlers of St. Augustine in Florida were living in a well-established community with stone houses and a public park by the time the Jamestown settlers reached Virginia. St. Augustine was founded in 1565, more than forty years before Jamestown, and is the oldest permanent settlement in the continental United States.
Learn more about historic Jamestown, Virginia: http://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/jamestown
Learn more about historic St. Augustine, Florida: http://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/staugustine1