Windmill Point

Windmill Point (HMMPH)

Location: Newport News, VA 23602
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 7.467', W 76° 33.435'

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This plantation was homesite of Miles Cary, Sr. who came from England in 1645 at the age of 22. He was killed defending Old Point Comfort against the Dutch June 10, 1667. His grave nearby is said to be the oldest in Newport News. Father of Miles Cary, Jr. of Richneck, his descendents left an indelible mark on the development of this nation. Originally the Baynham Patent, his father-in-law, Thomas Taylor, willed the Warwick County land to Col. Cary.
Year Placed1972
Placed ByCary Family Descendents
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 361663 N 4109812
Decimal Degrees37.12445000, -76.55725000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.467', W 76° 33.435'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 28.02" N, 76° 33' 26.10" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3-5 Garrow Rd, Newport News VA 23602, US
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I Saw The Marker

This is a newer marker, replacing the old and somewhat dated-looking one that has existed for as long as I can remember.

Jan 1, 2020 at 7:13am PST by stevewhitaker

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