John Smith Snow Globe


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Glass globe with a miniature of the John Smith statue inside.

Captain John Smith’s most famous adventures were as one of the first settlers of Jamestown. Today his bronze statue stands within the outlines of the original fort and is one of the most recognized features of Historic Jamestowne.

Unveiled on May 13, 1909, the statue has a granite base and measures 20 feet tall. The inscription on the base reads: “John Smith, Governor of Virginia, 1608” and features Smith’s coat of arms and motto, vincere est vivere (“to live is to conquer”).

Product features a 2 ½” globe on top of a 2 ⅜” wide by 1” tall base.