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Williamsburg and Hampton Roads Sights

St. John's Church

  • 100 W. Queens Way Map It
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 12/31/1969

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Little of early Hampton survived the shellings and conflicts of the past, but the brick walls of St. John's Church (1728) have. Today a stained-glass window honors Pocahontas, the Native American princess who is said to have saved the life of Captain John Smith in 1608. The communion silver on display, made in London in 1618, is the oldest such service still used in this country. The parish, founded in the same year as the city (1610), also claims to be the oldest Protestant

church in continuous service in America. You may listen to a taped interpretation or take a guided tour (by arrangement) and visit a small museum in the parish house.

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Sight Information

Address:

100 W. Queens Way, Hampton, Virginia, United States

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Phone:

757-722–2567

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 9–3

Updated 12/31/1969

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