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By William A. Fox

In 2007, condo answer sixteen of the a hundred and tenth Congress named the James River as �America�s Founding River.� the 1st everlasting English payment within the New international used to be made at the banks of the James at Jamestown in 1607, and consultant executive in the United States all started there in 1619. The river runs for 340 miles solely in Virginia, from the Allegheny Mountains to Hampton Roads and the Chesapeake Bay. Canal boats, steamboats, and railroads made it a mainstream of trade and conversation for the starting to be kingdom. whereas the river�s scenic perspectives have remained rather unchanged on the grounds that 1607, there's nonetheless a lot to find alongside its size via 20 counties, 3 significant towns, and diverse small cities on its solution to the ocean. With greater than two hundred photos, The James River seeks to elevate wisdom approximately this nice river and its background whereas supporting to guard and safeguard it for the future.

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