They founded it on May 14, 1607.
The London colony
The British colony of Jamestown was founded on the coast of what is now the state of Virginia in 1607. The colony was named after King James of England.
Jamestown was first settled in 1607
Technically Plymouth was the first colony founded, but it did not last. Therefore, the first permanent colony was Jamestown.
The first permanent Virginia settlement, the Colony of Jamestown, was founded in 1607.
The British colony of Jamestown was founded by the Virginia Company of London in order to establish a British presence in the New World. The original entrepreneurs went to explore and establish an English colony.
The colony that was founded in 1607 was Jamestown, Virginia. It was officially named James Fort on May 4, 1607.
The Jamestown Colony founded in 1607
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