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

Sealing of the Magna Carta

 
 
Sealing of the Magna Carta Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
1. Sealing of the Magna Carta Marker
Inscription.
This live oak
dedicated on June 15, 1965,
commemorates the 750th Anniversary
of the
Sealing of Magna Carta
on
June 15, 1215.

Out of these roots have sprung great
liberties of man, great principles of law.

The Magna Carta Commission of Virginia

 
Erected 1965 by The Magna Carta Commission of Virginia.
 
Location. 37° 12.586′ N, 76° 46.827′ 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 Site of the First Landing (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Early Settlers (a few steps from this marker); The Archaearium (within shouting distance of this marker); These Foundations (within shouting distance of this marker); The English Inns of Court (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Marker in Historic Jamestown Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
2. Marker in Historic Jamestown
Statehouse Foundations (about 300 feet away); The Statehouse (about 300 feet away); Robert Hunt (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Magna Carta. Britannia History website. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Historic Jamestowne. Colonial National Historic Park from National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 667 times since then and 33 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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