Founders’ Corner: The Virginia Colony 1607

The Virginia Colony was the first successful English colony founded in 1607 to protect religious liberty. Whether it was the Pilgrims and Puritans escaping their brutal treatment from the English State church (1620-1630), Jews escaping persecution in Portugal (1654), Quakers fleeing England after 10,000 were tortured (1680), Anabaptists escaping persecution in Germany (1683), Huguenots escaping […]