John Smith's 1606 Map of Virginia

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Title

John Smith's 1606 Map of Virginia

Subject

Virginia
American Indians
Doeg (Dogue)
Discovery and Exploration

Description

Map of Virginia in 1606 as seen and recorded by John Smith. This map shows Indian towns at the beginning of English colonialism. The map focuses on Powhatan's holdings (as understood by Smith), along with a few other tribes. The map also notes the location of Tauxenent, which was a large town of the Doeg of Fairfax County.

Creator

Smith, John
Hole, William

Source

Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

Date

1606

Contributor

Beitzel, Emma

Type

Map

Files

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Citation

Smith, John and Hole, William, “John Smith's 1606 Map of Virginia,” Mason's Legacies, accessed July 30, 2021, http://masonslegacies.org/items/show/12.

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