Friday, 19 October 2012


                      Photograph World © Geoff Wilkinson - All rights reserved.

                              ...did Pocohontas pass this way?  The daughter of Powhatan an indian chief in Virginia, she was reputed to have saved the life of Captain John Smith who arrived in Virginia, USA with more than a hundred other settlers in 1607.  She died at the age of 22 in 1617 in Gravesend in Kent, England.  She was laid to rest in St.George's Church graveyard.

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