The Holy Experiment, or the Third Colony, was a settlement in North America that was founded by religious dissidents from England in 1607. The colony was located in Jamestown, Virginia, and it was the first permanent English settlement in the New World. The colony was unsuccessful, and it was abandoned in 1617.
William Penn's "Holy Experiment"
- Why did William Penn call his colony a holy experiment?
- Did the children in the Pennsylvania colony go to school?
- How did the colony feel about religious freedom in Connecticut?
- What colony was the Holy Experiment?