Jamestown, Virginie

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Jamestown, Virginie
Jamestowne, Virginia = Fort (1606-1607) ; Town (1619)
A small brick late-Gothic church with a ruined tower
The ruined tour o the 17t century Jamestown Kirk; the nave wis reconstructit in 1907 on the oreeginal foondations
Location in Virginie
Location in Virginie
Jamestown, Virginie is locatit in Virginie
Jamestown, Virginie
Jamestown, Virginie
Location in the Unitit States
Jamestown, Virginie is locatit in the US
Jamestown, Virginie
Jamestown, Virginie
Jamestown, Virginie (the US)
Coordinates: 37°12′33″N 76°46′39″W / 37.20917°N 76.77750°W / 37.20917; -76.77750Coordinates: 37°12′33″N 76°46′39″W / 37.20917°N 76.77750°W / 37.20917; -76.77750
Present Kintra  Unitit States o Americae
State  Virginie
Historic Kintra  Kinrick o Ingland
Colony Kinrick o Ingland Colony o Virginie
Established May 14, 1607
Abandoned briefly in 1610; again after 1699
Foondit bi Virginia Company of London
Named for James VI and I

The Jamestown[1] settlement in the Colony o Virginie wis the first permanent Inglis settlement in the Americas. William Kelso writes that Jamestown "is whaur the Breetish Empire began."[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Previously an aa written variously as James Town, James Towne, Jamestowne, an James City.
  2. Shapiro, Laurie Gwen, "Pocahontas: Fantasy and Reality" in Slate. Retrieved Julie 12, 2014.