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

Burial

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Burial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
1. Burial Marker
Inscription.
Burial of a European man, estimated age mid-thirties, interred with a captainís leading staff. This is likely the grave of Captain Bartholomew Gosnold, the “prime moving” force here at Jamestown.

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Erected by Colonial National Historical Park, National Park Service.
 
Location. 37° 12.528′ N, 76° 46.761′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, 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: Jamestown VA 23081, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Well (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Earthworks (within shouting distance of this marker); James Fort Site 1607 – 1624 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hunt Shrine (within shouting distance of this marker); Storehouse & First Well (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Hunt
Jamestown Burial Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2008
2. Jamestown Burial Site
(within shouting distance of this marker); Captain John Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Captain John Smith (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Jamestowne. Historic Jamestowne (Submitted on July 30, 2011, 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 July 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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