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

These Foundations

1607

 
 
These Foundations Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
1. These Foundations Marker
Inscription.
These foundations were
discovered & identified in 1903
by Samuel H. Yonge,
Designer of the sea-wall & author of
“The Site of “Olde Jamestowne,” 1607-1698.”
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Placed by the Association
for the Preservation of
Virginia Antiquities,
1907.

 
Erected 1907 by Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
 
Location. 37° 12.623′ N, 76° 46.833′ W. Marker is near Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker can be reached from Colonial Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in the "Old Towne" section of the Historic Jamestown unit of Colonial National Historic Park. 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. The Archaearium (here, next to this marker); Statehouse Foundations (a few steps from this marker); The English Inns of Court (a few steps from this marker); The Statehouse (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Early Settlers (within shouting distance of this marker); Sealing of the Magna Carta
Marker in Historic Jamestown image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
2. Marker in Historic Jamestown
The foundations of the old statehouse can be seen in this photo behind the marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Site of the First Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Hunt (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Jamestowne. Colonial National Historic Park from National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Historic Jamestowne. Historic Jamestowne is the site of the first permanent English settlement in America. The site is jointly administered by APVA Preservation Virginia and the National Park Service. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Marker from the Rear image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
3. Marker from the Rear
This photo of the back of the marker looks back towards the site of Old Fort James.
Statehouse Foundations image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
4. Statehouse Foundations
These foundations, located near the marker, are from the original statehouse where the Virginia General Assembly met from 1665 until 1698.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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