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Williamsburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Connecticut

Quadricentennial Plaza

 

—Jamestown Settlement —

 
Connecticut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
1. Connecticut Marker
Inscription. One of the original colonies
Capital-Hartford

Dutch residents from New Amsterdam established a trading post near present-day Hartford in 1633, but it was the English from the Massachusetts Bay Colony who made the initial move to colonize the area. In 1639 the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut were adapted, a document that gave more governmental power to the people. King Charles II granted a charter to Connecticut in 1662.

1614-Explored by Adriaen Block for the Dutch
1634-5-Permanently settled by the English
1788-Admitted to the Union as the 5th state.
 
Location. 37° 13.573′ N, 76° 46.966′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia. Marker is on Jamestown Road. Click for map. The marker is located near the Jamestown Settlement Visitor Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2110 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg VA 23185, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Georgia (here, next to this marker); Massachusetts (here, next to this marker); Maryland (here, next to this marker); South Carolina (a few steps from this marker); First Poles (a few steps from this marker);

Quadricentennial Plaza-North image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
2. Quadricentennial Plaza-North
New Hampshire (a few steps from this marker); Delaware (a few steps from this marker); Pennsylvania (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Quadricentennial Plaza-South image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
3. Quadricentennial Plaza-South
Jamestown Settlement Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
4. Jamestown Settlement Visitor Center
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 16, 2016.
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