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John Smith (c. January 1580 – June 21, 1631) was an English explorer.
Smith is considered to have played a vital role in the establishment of the Colony of Virginia, the first English colony in the New World in 1607. A plaque at the coastal monument in Point Lookout commemorates his discovery of the region in 1612.
- Coastal monument plaque: "Here marks the landing of Captain John Smith's shallop upon his discovery of Point Lookout in 1612."