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

Glebe Land

 
 
Glebe Land Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 22, 2010
1. Glebe Land Marker
Inscription. After 1619 these 100 acres of land were set aside for the benefit of the Jamestown parish church and minister. Richard Buck was the first clergyman to have use of it. Later on Francis Bolton became minister at "James Citty" and he, too, had "leave to make a lease of the Glebe land neere unto Archers Hope."
 
Location. 37° 12.816′ N, 76° 44.529′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker is on 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. Jamestown Island (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. 0.9 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. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Glebe Land Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 22, 2010
2. Glebe Land Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 587 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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