Jamestown kicks off 400th birthday party





JAMESTOWN, Va. -- With a procession of flags and the world premiere of a symphony saluting the English settlement of North America, the commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown kicked off tonight. Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine welcomed the thousands of visitors gathered on the Jamestown's Anniversary Park grounds to what he predicted"will be a magical and memorable weekend."

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