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Tangier in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Former Site of New Testament Congregation

 
 
Former Site of New Testament Congregation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 11, 2010
1. Former Site of New Testament Congregation Marker
Inscription. In 1946, this building served as the first meeting place of the New Testament Congregation. It was vandalized several times during a rather contentious time in the island's religious history, a story reported in Newsweek, 1947.

Throughout the years it has been a variety of different gift shops.
 
Erected by Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
 
Location. 37° 49.686′ N, 75° 59.533′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Ridge Road and Gabriel Lane, on the left when traveling south on Main Ridge Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tangier VA 23440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Albion (a few steps from this marker); Ice Cream Stand (a few steps from this marker); Welcome To Historic Tangier Island (within shouting distance of this marker); The Double Six (within shouting distance of this marker); Gladstone Memorial Health Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Tangier Harbor (about 300
Former Site of New Testament Congregation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 11, 2010
2. Former Site of New Testament Congregation Marker
feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Copter — Flying Medicine to Tangier (about 300 feet away); Swain Memorial United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Tangier.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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