17th Century Category

pictured here is a portrait of Captain John Smith
April 2, 2018

Contact: An Industrial Society Confronts A Native American Culture

Inscription:  “They use also long arrows tyed in a line wherewith they shoot at fish in the rivers.” —Captain John…

Pictured here is the city seal for Fredericksburg Virginia
March 25, 2018


Inscription: Captain John Smith was here in 1608; Lederer, the explorer, in 1670. In May 1671 John Buckner and Thomas…

Pictured here is George Washington's Boyhood Home
April 23, 2018

George Washington’s Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm

Inscription:  Located directly across the river from where you are standing is the site of the boyhood home of George…