- The birthplace of America.
- The site of the first representative government in the New World.
- America's first Ellis Island.
- Named among 11 Most Endangered Sites in America for 2013 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The singular focus of Save the James Alliance is to stop the impending damage to this historic place, caused by the planned construction of Dominion Virginia Power's Surry-Skiffes Creek 500 kV Extra High Voltage transmission line over this expanse of the James River. To be constructed on 17, lattice-style, transmission towers, four towers will be 295' tall, the height of the Statue of Liberty.
This project must be stopped. Join the national coalition of preservation, conservation and historic organizations that fight this battle. We need your help.