Near Charles City in Charles City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First Oﬃcial Thanksgiving
First Official Thanksgiving
December 4, 1619
Berkeley Plantation in Virginia
Placed by: Virginia Society
Colonial Dames XVII Century
Erected 1965 by Virginia Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
Location. 37° 19.005′ N, 77° 10.802′ W. Marker is near Charles City, Virginia, in Charles City County. Marker can be reached from Harrison Landing Road 0.8 miles south of Westover Road (Virginia Route 633), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located on the back left path, behind Berkeley Plantation. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12602 Harrison Landing Road, Charles City VA 23030, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Origin of Taps (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Berkeley and Harrison's Landing (about 600 feet away); Benjamin Harrison (approx. 0.2 miles away); Capt. John Woodliffe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herring Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away); Stuart's Ride First English Thanksgiving in Virginia (approx. 1.1 miles away); Berkeley Plantation or Harrison's Landing (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles City.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 12, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.