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This quarter acre of ground marks the approximate site of the first landing of the Jamestown settlers in Virginia. The grass and shrub covered dunes provides a picturesque setting to just wonder about, read the monuments or just sit down, relax and smell the fresh sea air.
Take the walkway leading to the top of the dunes where one can overlook the Atlantic Ocean and the Entrance to the Chesapeake Bay. Also take the walkway just to the south of the Cape Henry Memorial and walk down to the beach and enjoy the waves breaking upon the shore.

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Last updated: September 4, 2022

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Mailing Address:

Colonial National Historical Park P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, VA 23690


757 898-2410

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