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First Germans At Jamestown
in Virginia Historical Markers
A marker noting the arrival of Germans in Jamestown, Virginia in 1608.
posted by: PersonsMD
date approved: 5/24/2011
last visited: 9/21/2014
First Africans In English America
A marker noting the first documented slaves sold in English America in August 1619.
A marker noting the early road between Jamestown and Middle Plantation that later became Williamsburg.
A marker noting the first permanent English colony in North America. Jamestown was founded in 1607 by members of the Virginia Company of London.
A marker noting the life accomplishments of Matoaka, better known to many as Pocahontas.
Samuel H. Yonge, Civil Engineer (1843~1935)
A marker noting the contributions of Civil Engineer Samuel H Yonge who designed and constructed works that protected the historic Jamestown Island from erosion by the James River saving an important piece of American history.
Church on the Main
Erected 2004 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-46.)
posted by: turnersrugs
date approved: 2/23/2013
Green Spring Road
Erected 2002 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-42.)
date approved: 2/20/2013
Battle of Green Spring
Erected 2000 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-39.)
Erected 2002 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-41.)
Erected 1998 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-48.)
date approved: 3/11/2013
last visited: never
First Balloon Flight in Virginia
This historical marker is located on the campus of The College of William and Mary at the intersection of Richmond Road and Stadium Drive.
posted by: archway
date approved: 10/15/2009
last visited: 9/2/2013
Indian School at the College of William & Mary
The College of William & Mary established a school to educate young Indian men in 1697.
posted by: Team Roberson
date approved: 8/28/2008
last visited: 6/22/2013
Washington - Rochambeau Route
This historical marker is located on Route 60 south of airport road.
last visited: 9/1/2013
Quarterpath Road - Williamsburg, VA
Quarterpath Road began in the 1650s as a dirt path to one of James Bray's properties, but became a primary route to transport goods to Williamsburg while it was Virginia's capital.
posted by: NorStar
date approved: 2/6/2010
last visited: 4/14/2004
During the Peninsula Campaign of 1862, both Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston and Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan led their armies to Richmond on the road now known as Pocahontas Trail - U.S. 60.
Erected 1974 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number W 45.)
date approved: 3/1/2013
last visited: 3/4/2013
Chippokes Plantation is now a state park dedicated to depicting life during the colonial period.
posted by: VirginiaSeeker
date approved: 1/29/2007
last visited: 11/20/2010
History on Crouch's Creek
Crouch's Creek was originally called Tappahannock Creek.
Pleasant Point is located on the James River.
Smith's Fort Plantation
Smith's Fort was on the opposite side of the James River from Jamestown.
date approved: 1/28/2007
last visited: 3/21/2013
This 1927 marker tells of the home of Governor Sir William Berkeley, which was located near Jamestown and which is now an archeological site owned by the National Park Service.
posted by: xptwo
date approved: 9/9/2013
This 1950 marker commemorates a Revolutionary War battle and is one of three markers outside an outlet store on Richmond Road north of Williamsburg, Virginia.
This 1998 marker is one of three markers outside an outlet store on Richmond Road north of Williamsburg, Virginia. All relate to activities around 1781.
The Quiyoughcohannock were one of the first Virginia Indians the English settlers encountered.
date approved: 9/10/2006
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