Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historical TrailCaptain John Smith explored the Chesapeake Bay in the early 1600s seeking precious metals and a passage to Asia. He traveled the James, Chickahominy, and York rivers in 1607, and led two major expeditions from Jamestown in 1608. Smith and his crew sailed and rowed a primitive 30-foot boat nearly 3,000 miles, reaching as far north as the Susquehanna River.
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|Placed By||National Park Service US Department of Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 377062 N 4340802|
|Decimal Degrees||39.20780000, -76.42388333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 12.468', W 76° 25.433'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 12' 28.08" N, 76° 25' 25.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||410, 443|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Old Bay Shore Rd, Edgemere MD 21219, US|
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