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Remembering Pocahontas in Kent

The little-known links between north Kent and a native American princess are being celebrated with a series of events in 2017. Pocahontas visited England four centuries ago and now the town of Gravesend, which became her final resting place, is paying homage to her story.

Find out more about Pocahontas’ place in Gravesend’s history and take a look at the Pocahontas 400 programme of events...

Pocahontas and her People

This event is part of the Pocahontas 400 celebrations - marking four hundred years since the native American princess visited England. Pocahontas is said to be buried in the churchyard at St Georges, where this event takes place. 

David Givens, Senior Archaeologist at Jamestown Rediscovery - an archaeology project investigating Jamestown Virginia, where Pocahontas came from - will talk about the life of this native American woman. Many people are acquainted with the...

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