Powhatan's Chimney

Powhatan's Chimney (HMVKM)

Location: Gloucester Point, VA 23072 Gloucester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 17.498', W 76° 31.879'

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According to Gloucester legend this chimney is all that remains of the house built by CaptainJohn Smith for Indian Chief Powhatan in 1609

The collapse of this chimney in an 1888 storm gave impetus to the preservation movement in Virgina Concerned Virginians banded together in Williamsburg Norfolk, Richmond determined to save other historical structures & sites from similar fate From their effort came the organization of the Association of the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities

The present structure was rebuilt in the 1930's by..The Joseph Bryan Branch of the APVA
Placed ByAssociation for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 6:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 364267 N 4128324
Decimal Degrees37.29163333, -76.53131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 17.498', W 76° 31.879'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 17' 29.88" N, 76° 31' 52.74" W
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Area Code(s)804, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6509 Pocahontas Ln, Gloucester Point VA 23072, US
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