The History of Virginia begins with documentation by the first Spanish explorers to reach the area in the s, when it was occupied chiefly by Algonquian , Iroquoian , and Siouan peoples. In , permanent English colonization began in Virginia with Jamestown. The Virginia Company colony was looking for gold but failed, and the colonists could barely feed themselves. The famine during the harsh winter of forced the colonists to eat leather from their clothes and boots and resort to cannibalism. It was chiefly grown on plantations, using primarily indentured servants for the intensive hand labor involved.
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Stamp collecting is a hobby suitable for all ages, from children through to grandparents. Wondering how to get back into the hobby? Many hobbyists re-engage after they find collections that they themselves have created in their childhood - generally found carefully filed away in the attic or in a wardrobe. With respect to their worth, the value of stamps in general increases with time and, in growing your collection, you might fall upon some immensely valuable and rare stamps. One of the great things about stamp collecting is that, given the wide variety available, there is something at every price point; furthermore, they can be bought online as well as over the phone, at auction and, naturally, in the mail.