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

Captain John Smith

 
 
Captain John Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
1. Captain John Smith Marker
Inscription.
Captain
John Smith
Governor of
Virginia
1608

Back of Monument:
Erected by
The Association of
the Preservation of
Virginia Antiquities
1907

Lower Plaque:
The gift of
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Bryan

 
Erected 1907 by The Association of the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
 
Location. 37° 12.5′ N, 76° 46.728′ W. Marker is near Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker can be reached from Colonial Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in the "Old Towne" section of the Historic Jamestown unit of Colonial National Historic Park. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsburg VA 23185, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Captain John Smith ( here, next to this marker); Palisades ( a few steps from this marker); Storehouse & First Well ( a few steps from this marker); Jamestown’s Churches ( within shouting distance of this marker); The First General Assembly of Virginia ( within shouting distance of this marker);
Back of Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
2. Back of Statue
Barracks ( within shouting distance of this marker); James Fort Site 1607 – 1624 ( within shouting distance of this marker); The Tombstones ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Jamestowne. Colonial National Historic Park from National Park Service website. (Submitted on September 11, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Historic Jamestowne. Historic Jamestowne is the site of the first permanent English settlement in America. The site is jointly administered by APVA Preservation Virginia and the National Park Service. (Submitted on September 11, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsNotable Places
 
Closeup of Captain John Smith Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
3. Closeup of Captain John Smith Statue
Captain John Smith image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
4. Captain John Smith
The statue of Captain John Smith is located in James Fort and looks out over the James River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 11, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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