Jamestown celebrated its 400th anniversary last year. Many people may know that it was the first permanent English settlement in North America, but less commonly known is that Jamestown was also the birthplace of the American chemical enterprise.
00:00 Opening Credits
01:16 Mystery Solved
04:00 Element of the Week: Strontium
06:24 Visiting Josh Simpson’s Glassblowing Studio
10:13 Quote: Captain John Smith
10:23 Closing Credits
Special thanks to Robert Hicks and Amy Mayer for researching this show. Additional credits available at chemheritage.org/distillations.
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