Tangier in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1948 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Q-7-a.)
Location. 37° 49.629′ N, 75° 59.519′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on Main Ridge Road near Ponderosa Lane. Click for map. Marker is in front of the Swain Memorial United Methodist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16094 Main Ridge Rd., Tangier VA 23440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Parson of the Islands (here, next to this marker); Swain Memorial United Methodist Church (a few steps from this marker); Telephone Office, Post Office & Myrt’s (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Copter — Flying Medicine to Tangier Gladstone Memorial Health Center (within shouting distance of this marker); The Double Six (within shouting distance of this marker); Former Site of New Testament Congregation (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Albion (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Tangier.
More about this marker. Transportation on the island include many golf carts and some trucks, plus of course bikes.
Also see . . .
1. Tangier Island Guide. When you arrive, plan to leisurely stroll around the island. There are no cars, no trains, and only one historical marker. (Submitted on May 19, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Tangier History Museum. "No visit to Tangier Island is complete without a visit to the Museum and Visitors Center." (Submitted on September 7, 2011, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia.)
3. The odd accent of Tangier VA - American Tongues episode #3. A comment to the video (below): “Yes, west country England, or Plymouth area of Cornwall. I’m English, and every time I go
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,512 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on , by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. Photos: 1. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on November 6, 2016.