Old Church Tower

Old Church Tower Jamestown Virginia
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Stock #: 57872
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Jamestown
State: Virginia (VA)
County: James City
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Visiting Congressional Committee Appointed to Arrange for the Tricentenary Celebration of the Settlement of Virginia. Just above the wharf at Jamestown, in the midst of Sycamore trees and a dense growth of vines, is all that remains of "the first church in America." No traces of the structure are to be found except the old, English-made brick tower, - a most interesting study, bearing evidence of having been used as a watch-tower. The constant crumbling of the earth along the shore threatens the stability of this picturesque landmark.