Secrets of the Dead

Season 14 Episode 3

Jamestown's Dark Winter

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Aired Monday 8:00 PM Nov 24, 2015 on PBS
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The story of the Jamestown settlement, the first permanent English colony in the Americas, is seen through the prism of a 14-year-old English girl whose skull and severed leg were discovered during the excavation of the trash layer of a cellar. The study of her remains reveals evidence that one or more of the settlers, who endured a 1609-10 winter that's often called the "Starving Time," resorted to the unthinkable—cannibalism—to feed themselves.moreless
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