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

The Doctor's House

 
 
The Doctor's House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 11, 2010
1. The Doctor's House Marker
Inscription. The Doctor's House was owned consecutively by doctors Samuel Oglesby, William Daisey, Bache Gill, and Charles Gladstone. Dr. Gladstone never lived there, but boarded next door in the Sidney Crockett House.

Dr. Gladstone's former office still faces the back yard of the Doctor's House behind the Susan Crockett House, whose owner ran a millenary shop in the rounded room at the front of the house.
 
Erected by Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
 
Location. 37° 49.5′ N, 75° 59.506′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on Main Ridge Road just south of Hilda Crockett Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16251 Main Ridge Road, Tangier VA 23440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chesapeake House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Peter Dise House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Mobile Home (within shouting distance of this marker); The Connorton House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Parson of the Islands (about 800 feet
The Doctor's House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 11, 2010
2. The Doctor's House and Marker
away); Tangier Island (about 800 feet away); Telephone Office, Post Office & Myrtís (approx. 0.2 miles away); Swain Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tangier.
 
Additional comments.
1. Owners
This home was purchased in 1925 by the Bradshaw family. The Bradshaw family purchased the home from Dr. & Mrs. Samuel Oglesby. We purchased the home in 1998 from the remaining Bradshaw children. Doctor's William Daisey, Bache Gill, and Charles Gladstone were never owners of the home.
As per deed information...
    — Submitted September 14, 2011.

 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 4 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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