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

Wisconsin

Quadricentennial Plaza

 

— Jamestown Settlement —

 
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
1. Wisconsin Marker
Inscription.  Capital-Madison

After France formally claimed the region, fur trading posts were established in the area. As a result of the French and Indian War, French supremacy in Wisconsin ended with the occupation of the region by the British in 1763. The area was ceded to the United States after the American Revolution, and became a part of the Northwest Territory. However, the British retained actual control until after the War of 1812. The opening of lead mines and the influx of settlers led to hostilities between whites and Indians and the resulting Black Hawk War of 1832. The state was formed from the 1836 Wisconsin Territory.

1634-Explored by Jean Nicolet for France
1764-Permanently settled by the English
1848-Admitted to the Union as the 30th state.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1763.
 
Location. 37° 13.549′ N, 76° 46.979′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, Virginia, in James City County. Marker is on Jamestown Road

Quadricentennial Plaza-North image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
2. Quadricentennial Plaza-North
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. The marker is near the Jamestown Settlement Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2110 Jamestown Road, 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. Iowa (here, next to this marker); California (here, next to this marker); Minnesota (here, next to this marker); Texas (here, next to this marker); Nevada (here, next to this marker); Florida (here, next to this marker); Oregon (a few steps from this marker); Michigan (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Quadricentennial Plaza-South image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
3. Quadricentennial Plaza-South
Jamestown Settlement Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
4. Jamestown Settlement Visitor Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 3, 2022