Colonial Highway

Colonial Highway (HMB6K)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185
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N 37° 12.46', W 76° 46.632'

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The James River was a lifeline. Ships from England brought tools, seeds, cloth, food, more settlers - and hope. The colonists sent back timber, tobacco, pitch, potash, furs, iron ore - and stories. By 1650, wharves reached out to the river channel. An iron weight of 1300 pounds, capable of driving piles for a pier, was found not far from here.
HM NumberHMB6K
Placed ByColonial National Historic Park
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 342295 N 4119389
Decimal Degrees37.20766667, -76.77720000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 12.46', W 76° 46.632'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 12' 27.60" N, 76° 46' 37.92" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1365 Colonial National Historic Pkwy, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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