Memories of Virginia

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A SOUVENIR OF FOUNDING DAYS


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BY
MRS. FLORA ADAMS DARLING, A.M.

 
 


Mrs. Flora Adams- Darling (author)


Dedication

 

 

I dedicate Memories of Virginia
to

Daughters of the New York State
Chapters Founders and
Patriots of America

and its President

Mrs. LeRoy Sunderland Smith,

Sponsors of the Warden's Pew and
Donors of the Matthews Tablet

to

Bruton Church
Williamsburgh, Virginia
In memory of Jamestown
1607–1907


Flora Adams Darling, A. M.

 






1607–1907


Memories of Virginia


A SOUVENIR OF FOUNDING DAYS






By


MRS. FLORA ADAMS DARLING, A. M.


Founder of the National Societies

Daughters of the American Revolution

Daughters of the Revolution

and

United States Daughters 1812

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Copyright, 1907, B. S. Adams

 
 
 

Memories of Virginia
CONTENTS
Looking Backward


Discovery of North America
"First memory."
 

By John Cabot, the great navigator, sent out by Great Britain "to look Northward." 1497.

Drake, Raleigh, Cavendish and Gilbert sent out by Great Britain "to discover." 1584.


John Smith and Mariners
"First Memory."
 

Sent out by Great Britain "to occupy." 1607.


Matthews
"Second Memory."
 

Sent out by Great Britain "to seize and hold." 1622.


College of William and Mary
"Third Memory."
 

1693.


The Revolution of the Colonies
"Fourth Memory."
 

1776.


The Founding of the Republic
"Fifth Memory."
 


Second War of Independence
"Sixth Memory."
 

1812.


War Between the States


Looking Forward

Episodes and Events

Jamestown Celebration

1907.

 


This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.