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

In Memory of Early Settlers

 
 
In Memory of Early Settlers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
1. In Memory of Early Settlers Marker
Inscription. To the glory of God and in grateful memory of those early settlers, the founders of this Nation who died at Jamestown during the first perilous years of the colony.
Their bodies lie along the ridge beyond this cross, in the earliest known burial ground of the English in America.
“These are they which came out of great tribulation.”
Revelation VII:VIV


Erected by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. 1957
 
Erected 1957 by Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
 
Location. 37° 12.594′ N, 76° 46.828′ 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. Sealing of the Magna Carta ( a few steps from this marker); The Site of the First Landing ( a few steps from this marker); The Archaearium ( within shouting distance of this marker); These Foundations
Marker in Historic Jamestowne image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
2. Marker in Historic Jamestowne
( within shouting distance of this marker); The English Inns of Court ( within shouting distance of this marker); Statehouse Foundations ( within shouting distance of this marker); The Statehouse ( within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Hunt ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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.) 
 
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Early Settlers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
3. Early Settlers Monument
This view of the Early Settlers marker looks back toward the site of old Fort James.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 874 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on March 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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