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Photo, Print, Drawing Jamestown Island-Hog Island-Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail District, James River plus the land 0.5 miles inland, roughly from Swann's Point to Pagan River, Jamestown, James City County, VA

[ Photos from Survey HALS VA-71  ]

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[ Data Pages from Survey HALS VA-71  ]
[ Photo Captions from Survey HALS VA-71  ]

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Title

  • Jamestown Island-Hog Island-Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail District, James River plus the land 0.5 miles inland, roughly from Swann's Point to Pagan River, Jamestown, James City County, VA

Names

  • Historic American Landscapes Survey, creator
  • Taylor, Oliver G.
  • Peterson, Charles E.
  • Virginia Conservation and Development Commission
  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
  • Goodwin, W. A. R.
  • Rockefeller, John D., Jr.
  • Rockefeller, Abby Aldrich
  • Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA)
  • Preservation Virginia
  • National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC)
  • Barney, Edward
  • Barney, Louise
  • Talieferro, Richard
  • Minitree, David
  • Bayliss, Joiner Richard
  • U.S. National Park Service (NPS)
  • Powhatan Chiefdom
  • Pamunkey
  • Warraskoyack
  • Quiyoughcohannock
  • Paspahegh
  • Powahatan
  • Pocahontas
  • Wowinchopunck
  • Newport, Christopher
  • Percey, George
  • Archer, Gabriel
  • Smith, John
  • Rolfe, John
  • Gates, Thomas
  • De La War
  • Dale, Thomas
  • Lawne, Christopher
  • Worsley, Richard
  • Hobson, John
  • Bennett, Edward
  • Basse, Nathaniel
  • Opechancanough
  • Stevens, Christopher M., transmitter
  • Stewart, Brynn, historian
  • Stantec Consulting Services, Inc., contractor
  • Taylor, Robert J., Jr., photographer
  • Dominion Energy Virginia, sponsor
  • McPartland, Mary, transmitter
  • McPartland, Mary, transmitter

Created / Published

  • Documentation compiled after 2000

Headings

  • -  Colonial architectural elements
  • -  colonial revival
  • -  Colonial Revival architectural elements
  • -  historic house museums
  • -  rivers
  • -  commemoration
  • -  commemorative landscapes
  • -  villages
  • -  islands
  • -  conservation & restoration
  • -  Native Americans
  • -  war (Revolutionary War)
  • -  war (Civil War)
  • -  settlements
  • -  settlement patterns
  • -  wetlands
  • -  marshes
  • -  views
  • -  plantations
  • -  agriculture
  • -  agricultural land
  • -  forts & fortifications
  • -  fortification elements
  • -  ships
  • -  battlefields
  • -  campaigns & battles
  • -  Virginia--James City County--Jamestown

Latitude / Longitude

  • 37.146286,-76.641809

Notes

  • -  For documentation of individual sites within the James River District, see also HALS VA-72, HALS VA-73, HALS VA-74, HALS VA-75, HALS VA-76, and HALS VA-77.
  • -  Significance: This cultural landscape is nationally significant for the following reasons: Its association with the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail and a series of historical events representing the destruction of the Powhatan polity; expansion of English exploration of the colonies; and the impact on commerce and trade in North America. The presence of multiple ethnic heritage sites associated with the Native Americans. The existence of pre-determined archaeological sites associated with Native Americans and settlement patterns. The presence of Jamestown Island, Hog Island, and other landscapes associated with the settlement period. The presence of Carter's Grove and other historic sites associated with the colonial period. The presence of historic transportation network in the form of the Colonial Parkway, which represents an early twentieth century trend in historic preservation and heritage tourism. The existence of the Yorktown Battlefield, Fort Crafford, and other significant Revolutionary War, Civil War, and twentieth-century military sites. The existence of multiple military sites that were in use during the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, and twentieth-century American military sites. The presence of communities representing mid-twentieth century and post-war development.
  • -  Survey number: HALS VA-71
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1607-1750 Initial Construction
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1750-1789 Subsequent Work
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1789-1830 Subsequent Work
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1830-1860 Subsequent Work
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1861-1865 Subsequent Work
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1865-1917 Subsequent Work
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1917-1945 Subsequent Work

Medium

  • Photo(s): 64
  • Data Page(s): 55
  • Photo Caption Page(s): 6

Call Number/Physical Location

  • HALS VA-71

Source Collection

  • Historic American Landscapes Survey (Library of Congress)

Repository

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  • va2286

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Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, Oliver G Taylor, Charles E Peterson, Virginia Conservation And Development Commission, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, W. A. R Goodwin, John D Rockefeller, et al., Taylor, Robert J., Jr, photographer. Jamestown Island-Hog Island-Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail District, James River plus the land 0.5 miles inland, roughly from Swann's Point to Pagan River, Jamestown, James City County, VA. Newport News Surry Surry County Isle of Wight County James City County Jamestown Smithfield Virginia Independent City, 2000. translateds by Stevens, Christopher M.Mitter, Mcpartland, Marymitter, and Mcpartland, Marymitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/va2286/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, C., Taylor, O. G., Peterson, C. E., Virginia Conservation And Development Commission, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Goodwin, W. A. R. [...] Dominion Energy Virginia, S., Taylor, R. J., photographer. (2000) Jamestown Island-Hog Island-Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail District, James River plus the land 0.5 miles inland, roughly from Swann's Point to Pagan River, Jamestown, James City County, VA. Newport News Surry Surry County Isle of Wight County James City County Jamestown Smithfield Virginia Independent City, 2000. Stevens, C. M. M., McPartland, M. & McPartland, M., transs Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/va2286/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, et al., photographer by Taylor, Robert J., Jr. Jamestown Island-Hog Island-Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail District, James River plus the land 0.5 miles inland, roughly from Swann's Point to Pagan River, Jamestown, James City County, VA. trans by Stevens, Christopher M.Mitter, Mcpartland, Marymitter, and Mcpartland, Marymitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/va2286/>.