1606 - 1907To the glory of God and in memory of the Reverend Robert Hunt, Presbyter. appointed by the Church of England, minister of the colony which established the English Church and English civilization at Jamestown, Virginia in 1607, his people, members of the colony, left this testimony concerning him. He was an honest religious and courageous divine. He preferred the service of God in so good a voyage to every thought of ease at home. He endured every privation, yet none ever heard him repine. During his life, our factions were oft healed and our greatest extremities so comforted that they seemed easy in comparison with what we endured. After his memorable death, we all received from him the Holy Communication together as a pledge of reconciliation for we all loved him for his exceeding goodness. He planted the first Protestant Church in America and laid down his life in the foundation of Virginia.
|Series||This marker is part of the More Than Words series|
|Placed By||Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 8:21pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 342099 N 4119583|
|Decimal Degrees||37.20938333, -76.77945000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 12.563', W 76° 46.767'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 12' 33.78" N, 76° 46' 46.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||757, 202|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1365 Colonial National Historic Pkwy, Williamsburg VA 23185, US|
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