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

At Jamestown Began:

1607 – 1957

 
 
At Jamestown Began Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
1. At Jamestown Began Marker
Inscription.  
At Jamestown began:
the
Expansion overseas of the
English speaking peoples;
the
Commonwealth of Virginia;
the
United States of America;
the
British Commonwealth
of Nations

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Places.
 
Location. 37° 13.459′ N, 76° 47.127′ W. Marker is near Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker can be reached from Jamestown Road (Virginia Route 31), on the left when traveling south. Marker is on a tower behind the museum at the Jamestown Settlement. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsburg VA 23185, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Powhatan Indian Village (within shouting distance of this marker); James Fort (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arkansas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Missouri (approx. 0.2 miles away); Michigan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Florida (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nevada (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Marker at the Jamestown Settlement image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
2. Marker at the Jamestown Settlement
This tower commemorates the 350th anniversary of the establishment of the settlement at Jamestown. The museum at Jamestown Settlement can be seen in the background of the photo.
 Jamestown Settlement. (Submitted on March 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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Dec. 3, 2020