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

Glebe Land

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, May 22, 2010
1. Glebe Land Marker
Inscription.  After 1619 these 100 acres of land were set aside for the benefit of the Jamestown parish church and minister. Richard Buck was the first clergyman to have use of it. Later on Francis Bolton became minister at "James Citty" and he, too, had "leave to make a lease of the Glebe land neere unto Archers Hope."
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1619.
 
Location. 37° 12.816′ N, 76° 44.529′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker is on Colonial National Historic Parkway, 2.7 miles east of Jamestown Road (Virginia Route 31). 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. Jamestown Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Real Estate (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Golden Weed (approx. 0.7 miles away); Silk Worn and Silk Spun (approx. ¾ mile away); A Site of Habitation (approx. 0.8 miles away); Iron for Corn
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By Bernard Fisher, May 22, 2010
2. Glebe Land Marker
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Neck of Land (approx. 0.9 miles away); Virginia’s Vintage (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Colonial Parkway. (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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