Tag: Jamestown

You voted it here first

On this date in 1619 the House of Burgesses convened for the first time in Jamestown, Virginia. The Virginia General Assembly continues that legacy today as the “oldest continuous law-making body in the New World.” In case you’re counting, that’s a full two years before the “first” Thanksgiving in that other place. I digress. Let’s talk about writing. …

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365 Things I Believe: His Holy Temple

The British settlers who founded Jamestown arrived at Cape Henry, Virginia on April 26, 1607. They placed a rough hewn cross into the ground and their spiritual leader, Reverend Robert Hunt gathered the setters and offered this invocation. “The Lord is in His Holy Temple; Let all the earth keep silence before Him.” Habakkuk 2:20. …

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