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1607

John Smith

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
1. 1607 Marker
Inscription.  The first permanent English colonists come to the New World in three small ships; the Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery. After settling at what is now Jamestown, Virginia Captain Smith becomes their leader.

John Smith (detail) Simon De Passe, 1616, National Portrait Gallery, London.
Replica of the Susan Constant, Jamestown Settlement, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 
Erected by U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.529′ N, 77° 0.136′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 3rd Street Southeast north of Tingey Street Southeast, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Washington DC 20590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2003 (here, next to this marker); Landing Gear and Wheels (a few steps from this marker); 1983 (within shouting distance of this marker); 2004 (within
1607 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1607 Marker
shouting distance of this marker); 1972-1978 (within shouting distance of this marker); Arch Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); 1631 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1966 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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