Jamestown in James City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First Africans In Jamestown
Erected 2015 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number WT-1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1619.
Location. 37° 13.782′ N, 76° 46.823′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, VirginiaTouch 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. First Africans in English America (here, next to this marker); Jamestown (a few steps from this marker); First Germans at Jamestown (a few steps from this marker); First Poles Arrive (within shouting distance of this marker); Jamestown Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Pocahontas (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel H. Yonge, Civil Engineer (1843-1935) (within shouting distance of this marker); Angelo (fl. 1619-1625) (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.