— Jamestown Settlement —
A permanent settlement was established by England’s Virginia Company of London in 1607 under its original charter. In 1609, King James I granted a second charter, which increased Virginia’s territory to its maximum size, stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Following the American Revolution, Virginia relinquished her northern and western territories, which eventually were divided into individual states.
1570-Spanish Mission established near the York River
1607-Permanently settled by the English at Jamestown
1788—Admitted to the Union as the 10th state.
Location. 37° 13.566′ N, 76° 46.972′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, Virginia, in James City County. Marker is on Jamestown Road. The marker is located 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. New York (here, next to this marker); New Hampshire
Categories. • Colonial Era • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers •
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