Join the Adventure

Join the Adventure (HM17XA)

Location: Yorktown, VA 23690 York County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 14.377', W 76° 30.643'

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Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Explore the places Englishman John Smith traveled in the early 1600s. Learn about the thriving American Indian communities he encountered and imagine the bountiful Chesapeake he observed. Experience the natural and cultural richness that exists in the region today.

The 3,000-mile Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail traces the exploratory voyages Smith conducted from 1607 to 1609 on the Chesapeake Bay and along several major rivers. The trail includes parks, museum sites, driving tours, and water trails that align with Smith's historic voyage routes and offer opportunities for recreation and discovery.

Experience the Trail
· Explore rivers, coves, and open water by kayak, sailboat, or motor craft.
· Bicycle or hike along woodland trails and shoreline paths.
· Follow winding back roads through rural landscapes and historic villages.
· Visit places that celebrate American Indian heritage.
· See birds and other wildlife foraging in marshes1 waterways and forests
· Attend festivals and demonstrations, or join a guided tour.
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HM NumberHM17XA
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Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 9:32pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 366001 N 4122523
Decimal Degrees37.23961667, -76.51071667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.377', W 76° 30.643'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 22.62" N, 76° 30' 38.58" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 309 Water St, Yorktown VA 23690, US
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