National Geographic : 1947 Sep
^- -.- i- c -. xuoi u uu> s icm Kodachrome byJohn E. Fletcher On Cape Henry a Simple Granite Cross Marks the Jamestown Settlers' First Landfall on the American Continent The voyagers came ashore on April 26, 1607, and named this southern portal to Chesapeake Bay for the Prince of Wales. There they opened theLondon Company's sealed instructions, explored, and repelled an Indian attack. Before proceeding, they assembled a prefabricated shallop and tasted succulent Chesapeake oysters.