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

Neck of Land

near “James Citty”

 
 
Neck of Land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 22, 2010
1. Neck of Land Marker
Inscription. This area, like a peninsula and bounded on three sides by a marsh, is just across Back River from Jamestown Island. In 1625 there were a number of houses and 25 people living here. The settlement had close community ties to “James Citty” and sent representatives to the General Assembly there.
 
Location. 37° 13.002′ N, 76° 45.437′ W. Marker is near Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker can be reached from Colonial National Historic Parkway 1.8 miles east of Jamestown Road (Virginia Route 31). Click for map. 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. Real Estate (approx. half a mile away); Excellent Good Timber (approx. 0.7 miles away); This land called Tsenacomoco (approx. mile away); Colonist on Neck of Land (approx. mile away); The “Island House” (approx. mile away); Jamestown Island (approx. 0.8 miles away); Glebe Land (approx. 0.9 miles away); Early Medical Discoveries (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Colonial Parkway. (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Neck of Land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 22, 2010
2. Neck of Land Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 592 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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