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

Jamestown Island

 
 
Jamestown Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 22, 2010
1. Jamestown Island Marker
Inscription. The woodland and marsh beyond the water is Jamestown Island, a pear-shape area of some 1,500 acres, being about 2½ miles in length. It is separated from the mainland by Back Creek. In more recent times the wide mouth of this creek, which you see here, has been called the Thorofare.
 
Location. 37° 12.821′ N, 76° 44.557′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker can be reached from Colonial National Historic Parkway 2.7 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. Glebe Land (within shouting distance of this marker); Real Estate (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Golden Weed (approx. 0.7 miles away); Silk Worn and Silk Spun (approx. ¾ mile away); A Site of Habitation (approx. 0.8 miles away); Iron for Corn (approx. 0.8 miles away); Neck of Land (approx. 0.8 miles away); Virginia’s Vintage (approx. 0.9 miles 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. Natural FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
Jamestown Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 22, 2010
2. Jamestown Island Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 13 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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