Virginia Historical

Virginia Historical (HM1UHW)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185 James City County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 13.566', W 76° 46.972'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —

The first permanent English settlement in North America and the first of the thirteen original colonies.

Capital-Richmond

A permanent settlement was established by England's Virginia Company of London in 1607 under its original charter. In 1609, King James I granted a second charter, which increased Virginia's territory to its maximum size, stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Following the American Revolution, Virginia relinquished her northern and western territories, which eventually were divided into individual states.

1570-Spanish Mission established near the York River 1607-Permanently settled by the English at Jamestown 1788—Admitted to the Union as the 10th state.
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HM NumberHM1UHW
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 19th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341831 N 4121443
Decimal Degrees37.22610000, -76.78286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.566', W 76° 46.972'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 33.96" N, 76° 46' 58.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2206 Colonial Pkwy, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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