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Old Town K-238 | Marker History

Old Town Marker, K-238

Half a mile north, stood the Warrascoyack Indian village. Captain John Smith obtained corn there for the starving colonists in 1608. The Warrascoyacks took part in the massacre of 1622 and their village was destroyed in 1623. In 1680, Old Town was established.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1928
Region: Tidewater Region
Geographic Location: Isle of Wight County
Physical Description of Location: Rushmere, VA 23430. Located on Burwells Bay Road, less than 1/5 of a mile east of the intersection of Burwells Bay Road and Old Stage Hwy (Rt. 10). Marker is on the left when traveling east on Burwells Bay Road.
GPS Location: 37.056949,-76.674199
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