Captain John Smith National Historic Trail
—Piscataway National Park —Captain John Smith explored the Chesapeake Bay in the early 1600s seeking precious metals and a passage to Asia. He traveled the James, Chickahominy, and York rivers in 1607, and led two major expeditions from Jamestown in 1608. Smith and his crew sailed and rowed a primitive 30 foot boat nearly 3,000 miles, reaching as far north as the Susquehanna River.
|Placed By||National Park Service US Department of Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 320346 N 4284978|
|Decimal Degrees||38.69520000, -77.06578333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 41.712', W 77° 3.947'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 41' 42.72" N, 77° 3' 56.82" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3599 Bryan Point Rd, Accokeek MD 20607, US|
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