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The Blackwall Historical Marker

On June 30, 1928 the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities arranged for and provided a plaque to be displayed at the site where the three ships sailed for America in 1606. It was placed on the Master House, Brunswick Wharf, Blackwall, England and commemorated the landing at Cape

New World Tapestry Features Jamestowne

On February 21, 1989, WFS represent­ative, Vance Wingfield of Ft. Worth, Texas placed the first stitch in the 1607 tapestry depicting England’s establishment of the first permanent colony in the new world. The ceremony was in Bideford, Devon is for one of the eventual 23 canvas em­broidery panels each 11

Wingfield Castle

The grandson of Katherine (de Wingfield), Countess of Suffolk, William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, who in the early 15th century married Alice Chaucer, granddaughter of the great English poet, Goeffrey Chaucer. During this time they lived at Wingfield Castle, Charles, Duke of Orleans, prince and poet, and father of Louis

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