Washington Historical

Washington Historical (HM1UAL)

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

N 37° 13.563', W 76° 46.965'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —


Washington was explored in the 18th century by Spanish, American and British travelers, specifically Captain George Vancouver in the 1790s. Lewis and Clark opened the area for American activity in their 1805 explorations. In 1818, British and Americans agreed to joint occupation of the area. Because of conflicts, however, a treaty was necessary n 1846 which established a boundary between the United States and Canada. The state was formed from the Washington Territory, organized n 1853.

Late 1700s-Coastal areas explored by the Spanish, Americans and British 1811-Permantently settled by British fur traders 1889-Admitted to the Union as the 42nd state.
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Date Added Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341841 N 4121438
Decimal Degrees37.22605000, -76.78275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.563', W 76° 46.965'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 33.78" N, 76° 46' 57.9" 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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