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Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1607

John Smith

 
 
1607 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
1. 1607 Marker
Inscription.
The first permanent English colonists come to the New World in three small ships; the Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery. After settling at what is now Jamestown, Virginia Captain Smith becomes their leader.

John Smith (detail) Simon De Passe, 1616, National Portrait Gallery, London.
Replica of the Susan Constant, Jamestown Settlement, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.529′ N, 77° 0.136′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 3rd Street SE north of Tingey Street SE, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2003 (here, next to this marker); Landing Gear and Wheels (a few steps from this marker); 1983 (within shouting distance of this marker); 2004 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1972-1978 (within shouting distance of this marker); Arch Bridge
1607 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1607 Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); 1631 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1966 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
1607 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
3. 1607 Marker
Closeup of image on the marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
4. Closeup of image on the marker
John Smith (detail) Simon De Passe, 1616, National Portrait Gallery, London.
Replica of the Susan Constant, Jamestown Settlement, Williamsburg, Virginia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 18, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on January 18, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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