This Sedgeford portrait of Pocahontas and her son, Thomas Rolfe, carefully preserved through the centuries, although its travels and whereabouts have been been shrouded in mystery. Presently at Kings Lynn Museum.
Pocahontas, daughter of the chief of the Powhatan confederacy, married English tobacco planter John Rolfe in Jamestown, Virginia. Their marriage helped ensure peace between the Jamestown settlers and the Powhatan Indians for several years.
Frog entombed in stone. -- According to official and reputable sources there have been over 90 recorded unexplained cases of amphibians being found alive but fully encased in coal pockets or stone geodes. Of these cases, 40 involved frogs or toads.
A coal miner with the last canary to be used down underground. Canaries were used in the coal mines, to detect methane gas. If the canary died, the miners knew they had to leave or they would die as well.
Captain John Smith (c. January 1580 – June was an English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia. He was also a soldier, mapmaker and trader. He was also an author who described in detail his adventures in the colony of Virginia.