The monument pictured below stands
in the courtyard of the Colonial Capitol Building in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Here and across the street at the Raleigh Tavern, Members of the House
of Burgesses adopted resolves condemning the actions of the British toward
their North American colonies. These actions, famous in our history,
paved the way for the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
Members of the House of Burgesses
who, at the Raleigh Tavern May 18, 1769 and
May 27, 1774 and August 1774, entered into associations against the importation
or purchase of British manufactures.
John Talbot's name appears in the right column.
His is the 12th name from the top and just left of the anchor bolt.
A close up view of the section bearing the name
The Capitol Building
The House of Burgesses Chamber
Colonial Capitol Building
The Governor's Council room in the Capitol at
Standing alongside the Monument which bears John
Talbot's name are:
From the right:
Ann Talbot Brandon Womack, Great (5) Grand-Daughter of Matthew Talbot, Great(4) Grand-Niece of John Talbot
Linda Ann Womack Stone, Great (6) Grand-Daughter of Matthew Talbot, Great(5) Grand-Niece of John Talbot
Seated in stroller;
Blake Connor Stone, Great (7) Grandson of Matthew Talbot, Great(6) Grand-Nephew of John Talbot
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