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

Archers Hope

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, May 22, 2010
1. Archers Hope Marker
Inscription. The great Indian massacre of March 22, 1622, during which a quarter of the population of Virginia was slain came nearest to Jamestown here in a community known as Archer's Hope. At the house of Ensign William Spence five persons were killed-- John Fowler, William Richmond, Alexander Bale, William Fairfax, and "the Tinker."
 
Location. 37° 12.921′ N, 76° 42.952′ W. Marker is near Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker can be reached from Colonial National Historic Parkway 3.1 miles west of Virginia Route 199. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Famous African-American Dream (within shouting distance of this marker); James River (approx. one mile away); Attempted Settlement (approx. 1.2 miles away); College Creek (approx. 1.3 miles away); Glebe Land (approx. 1.5 miles away); Jamestown Island (approx. 1.5 miles away); A Site of Habitation (approx. 1.5 miles away); Iron for Corn (approx. 1.5 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. Colonial EraNative AmericansNotable EventsSettlements & Settlers
 
Archers Hope Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 22, 2010
2. Archers Hope Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,473 times since then and 10 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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