Jamestown Fort, 1607


+ The Church

5. Bulwarks of Half-moon Shape

1. Market Place

6. Principal Entrance, or "South Gate

2. Storehouse and Court of Guard

7. Other Gates

3. Streets of "Settled" Houses (shown in rows)

8. Trench or Moat around Palisade

4. Palisades of Posts


Approximation of the first fort based upon rare descriptions and the Zuniga Map.

Source: Henry Chandlee Forman, Jamestown and St. Mary's, Buried Cities of Romance (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1938), 39.


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