"Henries Towne" settlement found near Virginia Beach

Archaeologists working at a site on the Lynnhaven River in Virginia have discovered what they believe to be the remains of Henries Towne, a settlement contemporary with Jamestown.

Artifacts found at the site have been dated between 1610 and 1660 and include fragments of tobacco pipes and pottery. Research on the site has matched findings with early 17th century writings.