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

The Hunt Shrine

 
 
The Hunt Shrine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
1. The Hunt Shrine Marker
Inscription.  
This shrine is dedicated to the memory
of the Reverend Robert Hunt (1568-1608),
the first Anglican minister of the colony.

 
Erected by Colonial National Historic Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era.
 
Location. 37° 12.563′ N, 76° 46.767′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker can be reached from Colonial Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Marker is in the "Old Towne" section of the Historic Jamestown unit of Colonial National Historic Park. 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. Robert Hunt (here, next to this marker); Well (within shouting distance of this marker); Burial (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Earthworks (within shouting distance of this marker); James Fort Site 1607 – 1624 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sealing of the Magna Carta
Marker in Historic Jamestown image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
2. Marker in Historic Jamestown
(about 300 feet away); The Site of the First Landing (about 300 feet away); In Memory of Early Settlers (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Also see . . .  The Reverend Robert Hunt: The First Chaplain at Jamestown. National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
The Hunt Shrine image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
3. The Hunt Shrine
Detail of the Hunt Shrine image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
4. Detail of the Hunt Shrine
 
 
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 773 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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