Elizabeth City Parish

Elizabeth City Parish (HMMM3)

Location: Hampton, VA 23669
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 1.556', W 76° 20.8'

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First visited by Englishmen May 10, 1607.
Fortified at Old Point by Captain George Percy, October, 1609.
Settled by Lord De La Warr, July, 1610;
Reinforced by Sir Thomas Dale, May, 1611;
The Rev. William Mease being the first minister.
Named after the Princess Elizabeth, daughter of King James I., 1620.
This church, the third in the parish, erected 1728;
Built of bricks made here by Henry Cary.
The town and church sacked June 24-27, 1813, in the War of 1812-13.
The church repaired, and named St. John's Church, 1827.
Consecrated by Bishop R.C. Moore, Friday, Jany. 8, 1830.
The town and church burned the night of Aug. 7-8, 1861 in the War of 1881-65.
The original walls stood, and the church was restored 1869-70.

O give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good:-
For his mercy endureth forever. Psalm 136. I.
Rev. C. Braxton Bryan, Rector.
January, 1904.
HM NumberHMMM3
Year Placed1904
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 12:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 380216 N 4098597
Decimal Degrees37.02593333, -76.34666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 1.556', W 76° 20.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 1' 33.36" N, 76° 20' 48.00" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 W Queens Way, Hampton VA 23669, US
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