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Plymouth in Devon County, England, United Kingdom
 

John Sparke House

 
 
John Sparke House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 4, 2018
1. John Sparke House Marker
Inscription.
Jorn Sparke House
14 New Street
John Sparke of Plymouth
Sailed With John Hawkins
On His 1564 Voyage
To the West Indies
and was
The First Englishman To
Write Descriptions of Both
The Potato and Tobacco
Later He Settled in Plymouth
As a Merchant,
Building This Street
About 1584
and was
Mayor of Pymouth in 1592
Tamar Housing Society
Main Contractor
Cooper Construction 1989

 
Location. 50° 22.018′ N, 4° 8.129′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, England, in Devon County. Marker is at the intersection of New Street and Stokes Lane, on the right when traveling west on New Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plymouth, England PL1 2NE, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pilgrims (within shouting distance of this marker); John Collier (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Departure of the ‘Tory’ (about 150 meters away); Pilgrims Point - The Mayflower Steps (about 150 meters away); 350th Anniversary of the Mayflower (about 150 meters away); Arrival of NC4 (about 150 meters away); The Tolpuddle Martyrs (about 150 meters away); Sailing of the Mayflower (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Also see . . .  Early Visions of Florida - John Sparke, The Voyage Made by M. John Hawkins. (Submitted on September 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
John Sparke House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 4, 2018
2. John Sparke House Marker

 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
John Sparke House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 4, 2018
3. John Sparke House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 13 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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