Smithfield Virginia – Over 260 Years of American History


Smithfield, Virginia.

It was the fall of 1637 when Arthur Smith reserved for development 1450 acres (5.9 sq. km) along the Pagan River in Isle of Wight County. Over a century later, Arthur Smith IV created the river town of Smithfield, often incorrectly identified with John Smith, the founder of Jamestown. Continue reading