“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Dutch Gap, Virginia

Clickable Map of Chesterfield County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Chesterfield County, VA (225) Amelia County, VA (44) Charles City County, VA (75) Colonial Heights Ind. City, VA (24) Dinwiddie County, VA (157) Goochland County, VA (35) Henrico County, VA (330) Hopewell Ind. City, VA (65) Petersburg Ind. City, VA (151) Powhatan County, VA (29) Prince George County, VA (52) Richmond Ind. City, VA (490)  ChesterfieldCounty(225) Chesterfield County (225)  AmeliaCounty(44) Amelia County (44)  CharlesCityCounty(75) Charles City County (75)  (24) Colonial Heights (24)  DinwiddieCounty(157) Dinwiddie County (157)  GoochlandCounty(35) Goochland County (35)  HenricoCounty(330) Henrico County (330)  (65) Hopewell (65)  (151) Petersburg (151)  PowhatanCounty(29) Powhatan County (29)  PrinceGeorgeCounty(52) Prince George County (52)  Richmond(490) Richmond (490)
Chesterfield is the county seat for Chesterfield County
Dutch Gap is in Chesterfield County
      Chesterfield County (225)  
      Amelia County (44)  
      Charles City County (75)  
      Colonial Heights (24)  
      Dinwiddie County (157)  
      Goochland County (35)  
      Henrico County (330)  
      Hopewell (65)  
      Petersburg (151)  
      Powhatan County (29)  
      Prince George County (52)  
      Richmond (490)  
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1Virginia (Chesterfield County), Dutch Gap — Citie of Henricus — 1611
Free enterprise had its beginnings in the New World on this site in 1611. Sir Thomas Dale, following orders from the London Company to "find a more beautiful place," moved westward from Jamestown and built a town out of the wilderness. The . . . Map (db m149631) HM
2Virginia (Chesterfield County), Dutch Gap — Farrar's Island — Crown Land Grant Issued in 1637 — Henricus Historical Park: 1611 —
You are now on Farrar's Island. Here in 1611, Sir Thomas Dale established the "Citie of Henryco", one of Virginia's first four primary settlement areas under the Virginia Company of London. Later, this land was part of a 2,000-acre patent issued . . . Map (db m149633) HM
3Virginia (Chesterfield County), Dutch Gap — Ill-Fated Friendship — Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
As the small band of Jamestown colonists explored the upper reaches of the tidal James River in May 1607, they stopped twice at the town of Arrohateck, home to an estimated 255 Algonquian-speaking natives. On both occasions they were welcomed by . . . Map (db m149628) HM
4Virginia (Chesterfield County), Dutch Gap — John N. Pastore, D.D.S. — Co-founder and First Chairman from 1985-1991 of The Henricus Foundation
Dr. Pastore learned of the presence of Mt. Malady, the first hospital in North America, situated at the 1611 Citie of Henricus. He developed the concept of its reconstruction, promoted local interest in the project, acquired various parcels of . . . Map (db m149630) HM
5Virginia (Chesterfield County), Dutch Gap — John Smith Explores the Chesapeake — Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Captain John Smith explored the Chesapeake Bay in the early 1600s seeking precious metals and a passage to the Pacific. He traveled the James, Chickahominy and York rivers in 1607, and led two major expeditions on the Chesapeake from Jamestown in . . . Map (db m149625) HM
6Virginia (Chesterfield County), Dutch Gap — Join the Adventure — Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Explore the places John Smith and the English colonists traveled in the early 1600s. Learn about the thriving American Indian communities and the bountiful richness that still exists in the region today. For more than 3,000 miles, the . . . Map (db m149626) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022