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keywords: america the new world, christian religion, christianity, founding of jamestown, historic churches

Synopsis: Re-enactments of historic events involving the Christian Religion as it spreads across the newly discovered land of America, scenes of Christopher Columbus landing in America, the founding of Jamestown, variety of historic churches built in the 1600's to 1700's on the Eastern seaboard...(read more)

  • Date: 1934
  • Duration: 00:11:54
  • Sound: No
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: America, East Coast

America The New World And Christianity

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The Daring Voyage Of Columbus

Re-enactment of Columbus and his crew rowing ashore in America from his two ships.

Sailing of John Cabot and Son Sebastian From Bristol, England

Re-enactment of John Cabot and son Sebastian reached America in 1497 in their sailing ship Matthew.

Shows village of Bristol, England. Shows plaque that honors John Cabot in the port of Bristol, England.

In 1579 Sir Francis Drake stopped on the California coast to repair his ship. There, his chaplain held the first English church services on American soil. Shows the Prayer Book Cross in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California.

Image of the Drake medal that portrays the the famous voyage of the circumnavigation of the earth by Francis Drake 1577-1580.

Re-enactment of Sir Walter Raleigh's captains exploring the Virginia Coast and landing on Roanoke Island in 1587.

Shows Manteo, native American Croatan Indian Chief of a local tribe on Roanoke Island being baptized. Virginia dare first English child born on the continent of America was christened.

Shows fighting between the Indians and English colony on Roanoke Island. The Colony disappeared. Shows the letters "CROATOAN" found carved on a tree on Roanoke Island off North Carolina by Governor John White when he returned to America and found colony missing.

Jamestown, the first English colony to take root in the New World, was founded in 1607. Shows the tower of the church built in 1647 in Jamestown.

Animated map shows churches that came into being in the New World.

Shows St. Luke's Church, Smithfield Virginia (1632) oldest building in America built by Englishmen.

Shows St. Peter's Church, Kent County Virginia (1703), the early church home of Martha Washington.

Shows Bruton Parish Church (1715) at Williamsburg, Virginia.

St. John's Episcopal Church, Hampton, Virginia.

St. John's Church in Richmond Virginia (1741) was the scene of Patrick Henry's immortal speech, "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death".

King's Chapel established in Boston MA in 1688. Christ Church (The Old North Church) in Boston was built in 1723. CU of clock tower of Christ Church Boston, MA.

Shows Trinity Church, Boston, MA established 1735.

Shows painting of Christ Church, Philadelphia PA, built in 1697 and as it is today (1934).

St. Paul's Church Eastchester, New York (Mt. Vernon, New York).

Trinity Church, lower Manhattan, New York City, founded in 1697.

St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

St. Mary's Church, Burlington New Jersey was built in 1703.

Christ Church, New Brunswick, New Jersey (1742).

Related Titles:
Early America: 1607 - 1940
Scenes From American History - Coast To Coast
Mirror Of America - Volume 1
Mirror Of America - Volume 2