Connecticut Historical

Connecticut Historical (HM1UFF)

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

N 37° 13.573', W 76° 46.966'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —

One of the original colonies


Dutch residents from New Amsterdam established a trading post near present-day Hartford in 1633, but it was the English from the Massachusetts Bay Colony who made the initial move to colonize the area. In 1639 the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut were adapted, a document that gave more governmental power to the people. King Charles II granted a charter to Connecticut in 1662.

1614-Explored by Adriaen Block for the Dutch 1634-5-Permanently settled by the English 1788-Admitted to the Union as the 5th state.
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Date Added Friday, September 16th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341840 N 4121456
Decimal Degrees37.22621667, -76.78276667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.573', W 76° 46.966'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 34.38" N, 76° 46' 57.96" 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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