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Old Church at Jamestown
FormatPostcard
Description2 pages
LanguageEnglish
City, StateJamestown, VA
DenominationAnglicans
SubjectFine Arts
NotesThe 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.
CollectionJames R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
ContributorPrinceton Theological Seminary
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