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Near Williamsburg in James City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

At Jamestown Began:

1607 – 1957

 
 
At Jamestown Began Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
1. At Jamestown Began Marker
Inscription.
At Jamestown began:
the
Expansion overseas of the
English speaking peoples;
the
Commonwealth of Virginia;
the
United States of America;
the
British Commonwealth
of Nations

 
Location. 37° 13.459′ N, 76° 47.127′ W. Marker is near Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker can be reached from Jamestown Road (Virginia Route 31), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on a tower behind the museum at the Jamestown Settlement. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsburg VA 23185, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Powhatan Indian Village (within shouting distance of this marker); James Fort (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arkansas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Missouri (approx. 0.2 miles away); Michigan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Florida (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nevada (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Jamestown Settlement. (Submitted on March 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Places
 
Marker at the Jamestown Settlement Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
2. Marker at the Jamestown Settlement
This tower commemorates the 350th anniversary of the establishment of the settlement at Jamestown. The museum at Jamestown Settlement can be seen in the background of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 772 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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