Missouri Historical

Missouri Historical (HM1ULI)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185 James City County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.55', W 76° 46.99'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —

Capital-Jefferson City

Permanent settlement in the area was not established by France until the 1730s. In 1763 France ceded this region which was part of the Louisiana territory to Spain, who ceded it back in 1800. France sold the region to the United States in 1803 as part of the Louisiana Purchase. In 1812 the area became the Missouri Territory. Because of the slavery issue, Missouri was admitted to the Union as a slave state under the Missouri Compromise.

1673-Explored by Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette for France 1735-Permanently settled by the French 1821-Admitted to the Union as the 24th state.
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Date Added Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341804 N 4121414
Decimal Degrees37.22583333, -76.78316667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.55', W 76° 46.99'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 33" N, 76° 46' 59.4" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2110 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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