Learn to Become a Wikipedia Editor
Friday, September 21, 2018
10:00am - 1:00pm
Jamestown Settlement

Have you ever wanted to edit Wikipedia pages but don't know how to get started? 
Is your organization engaged in the 2019 Commemoration or want to be? 
Join Virginia Association of Museums, 2019 Commemoration American Evolution, and Wikimedia DC on Friday, September 21, 2018 at Jamestown Settlement in Williamsburg, Virginia from 10:00am to 1:00pm for a special Wikipedia Editing Workshop!

Learn how to become a Wikipedia editor and spend time contributing to articles on the first representative legislative assembly in the New World, the arrival of the first recorded Africans to English North America, the recruitment of English women in significant numbers, the first official English Thanksgiving in North America, and the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit of the Virginia Colony. No experience necessary.

AMERICAN EVOLUTION™ commemorates the 400th anniversary of several key historical events that occurred in Virginia in 1619 that continue to influence America today. Featured events, programs, and legacy projects inspire local, national, and international engagement in the themes of democracy, diversity, and opportunity. Whether your organization is currently engaged with 2019 activities or not, we encourage you to get your online presence ready for this milestone anniversary.
Please complete the form below to register for this free event.
Laptop required; please bring your own.
Refreshments will be provided.

Questions? Contact: 804.358.3170 or cnewton@vamuseums.org

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* 1. Registration Form

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* 2. I understand that I need to bring my own laptop for use at the event.

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* 3. Please indicate any dietary preferences below (vegetarian, vegan, etc.)

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* 4. Directions

Jamestown Settlement
2110 Jamestown Road, Route 31 South
Williamsburg, 23185

Directions & Map

Jamestown Settlement is located on Route 31 South, adjacent to Historic Jamestowne, just 10 minutes from the restored area of Williamsburg, Va. From Richmond, take I-64 to Exit 234 (Lightfoot). Turn right onto Route 199. Follow Route 199 for eight miles and turn right at the second traffic light onto Jamestown Road (Route 31 South).From Hampton Roads, take I-64 west to Exit 242A. Follow Route 199 for five miles. Turn left at the fourth traffic light onto Jamestown Road. All: Drive four miles on Jamestown Road, and turn left at the Jamestown Settlement sign, onto Route 359. Turn right into the museum parking lot. Parking is free at Jamestown Settlement.

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* 5. Thank You to Our Partners!