Hampton Monument

Hampton Monument (HM1QJN)

Location: Hampton, VA 23669
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 0.85', W 76° 19.98'

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Marker front:
Near here the English landed April 30, 1607 before going to Jamestown. They were welcomed by the Kecoughton Indians with native religious ceremonies, dancing and feasting.

Marker back:
In 1610, following the starving time at Jamestown, early settlers founded new homes on Hampton's fertile fields, establishing the oldest continuous English-speaking settlement in America.

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Commemorating the 1607 landing of the English Colonists
Year Placed1957
Placed ByCity of Hampton, Virginia
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Date Added Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 381413 N 4097274
Decimal Degrees37.01416667, -76.33300000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 0.85', W 76° 19.98'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 0' 51" N, 76° 19' 58.8" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Franklin Blvd, Hampton VA 23669, US
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