Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Jamestown, Virginia

The Tercentenary Monument
Jamestown, Virginia
It was erected in 1907 in recognition of the 300th anniversary of the Founding of Jamestown.  It is constructed of New Hampshire Granite.

Jamestown, Va.
Godspeed and Discovery
Here on My 13, 1607, after a wintry Atlantic Crossing, the Susan Constant - Godspeed and Discovery - dropped anchor.  Here the band of 103 Colonists founded Jamestown, Virginia - first permanent English Settlement of the new world.

A full size replica of the 20 ton Discovery.  One of the 17th Century vessels to be seen at the Jamestown Festival.