Mulberry Point

Mulberry Point (HM6NR)

Location: Newport News, VA 23603
Country: United States of America

N 37° 10.526', W 76° 34.178'

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Mulberry Point is situated on the James River, on the grounds of present-day Fort Eustis. In 1609-1610, the harsh winter known as the "Starving Time" prompted the surviving colonists at Jamestown to abandon it. They and the recently arrived Lieutenant Governor Sir Thomas Gates sailed away on 7 June 1610, bound for Newfoundland and the English fishing fleet. The next day, about ten miles downstream at Mulberry point, they encountered relief ships under the governor, Lord De La Warr, bearing new colonists and supplies, and turned back. This timely arrival saved Jamestown, which might have become England's second "lost colony."
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HM NumberHM6NR
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Marker NumberW 57
Year Placed2001
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 4:46pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 360656 N 4115487
Decimal Degrees37.17543333, -76.56963333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 10.526', W 76° 34.178'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 10' 31.56" N, 76° 34' 10.68" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Bernard Rd, Newport News VA 23603, US
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