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America Finally Got Her Birthday Party

They came from nearly 50 states - 4,000 men, women and children. They came representing diverse denominational backgrounds, skin colors and ethnicities. Some were descendants of the Powhatan Indians themselves, or the Jamestown colonists, while others were first, second, and third-generation children of immigrants.

And from the opening ceremonies, which involved the re-enactment of the planting of the Cross at the "First Landing" on Monday, June 11, to the glorious closing fireworks on the evening of Saturday, June 16, the Christian families in attendance prayed, played, feasted and rejoiced.