West Virginia Historical

West Virginia Historical (HM1U7Q)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185 James City County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.556', W 76° 46.974'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —


The region was a part of the original colony of Virginia, but was settled primarily by Scotch-Irish and German settlers. Conflicts arose between western Virginians and those in the east after the American Revolution, particularly concerning the issue of slavery. When Virginia seceded from the Union n 1861, pro-Union westerners met at Wheeling, formed a government, and applied for admission to the Union as a separate state.

1671-Explored by Thomas Batts and Robert Fallam for England 1730s-Permanent settlements established by English and Germans 1863-Admitted to the Union as the 35th state.
HM NumberHM1U7Q
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Date Added Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341828 N 4121425
Decimal Degrees37.22593333, -76.78290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.556', W 76° 46.974'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 33.36" N, 76° 46' 58.44" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2206 Colonial Pkwy, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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