Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail
—National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —On May 21, 1607, a week after establishing Jamestown, Christopher Newport led a small band of colonists, including John Smith, up the James River. They were carrying out orders from their sponsors, the Virginia Company of London, to discover "the river above you."
|Placed By||National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 286244 N 4155366|
|Decimal Degrees||37.52051667, -77.41880000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 31.231', W 77° 25.128'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 31' 13.86" N, 77° 25' 7.68" W|
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