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The Old Church, Jamestown, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Summary:The Old Church at Jamestown, Jamestown, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "Old Church at Jamestown. The birthplace of the Church in America. The first Church service in America was held at Jamestown, May 13th, 1607, beneath a sail lashed to trees. In 1637 the brick church was built, of which the tower still stands. Here Pocahontas and Captain John Smith attended divine service."
Provider:Churchman Company
Illustrated Post Card & Novelty Co.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:New York
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Jamestown
Topical subjects:Churches
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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