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Surviving in Jamestown VA

The Second year of the colony 6 Poles joined the Jamestown colony.
Zbigniew Stefanski, glass expert,
Jan Bogdan, tar and ship building expert
Jan Mata,  soapmaker,
Michael Lowicki,  nobleman
Stanislaus Sadowski Laborer
Karol Zrenica laborer.
Polish Glassblower in Jamestown
The first arrivals Soldiers lacked logical resourcefulness and survival skills. 
They did not have a ready supply fresh drinking water. 
“The Poles, within days of their arrival, dug the first well which
provided this new colony its first source of safe drinking water.”