First Landing

First Landing (HM1GYF)

Location: Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Country: United States of America

N 36° 55.55', W 76° 0.487'

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Landed April 26, 1607

Captain Gabriel Archer Christopher Newport

Hon. George S. Percy Bartholomew Gobfold

Edward Maria Vincefeld

with twenty-five others


calling the place

"Cape Henry"

planted a cross

April 29, 1607

"Dei Gratia Virginia Condita"

This tablet is erected by the Association for Preservation of Virginia Antiquities

April 29, 1896
Year Placed1896
Placed ByAssociation for Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 2:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 410213 N 4087119
Decimal Degrees36.92583333, -76.00811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 55.55', W 76° 0.487'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 55' 33" N, 76° 0' 29.22" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 583 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach VA 23451, US
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