Site of the Home of Nicolas Martiau

Site of the Home of Nicolas Martiau (HM1KT7)

Location: Yorktown, VA 23690 York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 14.205', W 76° 30.511'

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The adventurous Huguenot
who was born in France 1591
Came to Virginia 1620
and died at Yorktown 1657
He was a captain in the Indian uprising
A member of the House of Burgesses
Justice of the County of York
In 1635 a leader
in the thrusting out of Governor Harvey
which was the first opposition
to the British colonial policy
The patentee for Yorktown
and through the marriage
of his daughter Elizabeth
to Col. George Reade he became
the earliest American ancestor of both
General George Washington
and Governor Thomas Nelson

Marked by the Hugenot Society of Pennsylvania in cooperation with the National Federation of Hugenot Societies and the Yorktown Sesqui-centennial Commission
HM NumberHM1KT7
Year Placed1931
Placed ByThe Hugenot Society of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at 2:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 366191 N 4122202
Decimal Degrees37.23675000, -76.50851667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.205', W 76° 30.511'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 12.3" N, 76° 30' 30.66" W
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Area Code(s)757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 136-168 State Rte 1020, Yorktown VA 23690, US
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