Near Williamsburg in James City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Inside a Home
Erected by Colonial National Historic Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era.
Location. 37° 12.507′ N, 76° 46.542′ W. Marker is near Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker can be reached from Colonial Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Marker is in the "New 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. Efforts to Build a Town 1660-1699 (a few steps from this marker); Gardens and Crops (within shouting distance Oyster Shells to Mortar (within shouting distance of this marker); Ditch and Mound (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tradesmen on Governor Harvey’s Lot 1630s (about 300 feet away); Water and Well (about 400 feet away); The Ambler House (about 400 feet away); Swann’s Tavern 1670s (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
More about this marker. A picture of a Jamestown house is depicted on the right side of the marker. The lower left of the marker features a picture of a family inside the house. It has a caption of “Daily household goods were the main artifacts found at Jamestown. Clay pipes and dishes, iron handles and hinges, brass buckles, andirons, tin plates, wine bottles, hoes, thimbles, even musket barrels – all recorded a family’s passage, as surely as a foundation or a wall.”
Also see . . .
1. Historic Jamestowne. Colonial National Historic Park from National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 26, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Historic Jamestowne. Historic Jamestowne is the site of the first permanent English settlement in America. The site is jointly administered by APVA Preservation Virginia and the National Park Service. (Submitted on March 26, 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 26, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 723 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.