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Williamsburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Great Neck

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, December 21, 2009
1. Great Neck Marker
Inscription. When Richard Brewster, gentleman, patented some 500 acres in this area on February 6, 1637 it was described as "the great Neck alias the barren neck". Cleared land then, the forest has since grown back.
 
Location. 37° 15.42′ N, 76° 42.154′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Colonial National Historic Parkway 0.6 miles north of Virginia Route 199, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. 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. Mill Dam (within shouting distance of this marker); The Palisades (approx. mile away); Princess Anne Port (approx. half a mile away); Williamsburg Confederate Monument (approx. mile away); The Public Hospital of 1773 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of First Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Redoubt 1 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of Williamsburg (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Colonial Parkway. Colonial National Historical Park (Submitted on December 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Great Neck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 21, 2009
2. Great Neck Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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