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

Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers

 
 
Hopkins and Sons; Hopkinns and Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
1. Hopkins and Sons; Hopkinns and Brothers Marker
Inscription. Records of this mercantile business date back to 1842. This store also served the community as a bank and as a social and political meeting place. Deeded in 1970 to Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
 
Location. 37° 42.72′ N, 75° 45.315′ W. Marker is in Onancock, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on Market Street near Mt. Prospect Ave., on the left. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Onancock VA 23417, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); World Wars I and II (approx. 0.2 miles away); Genl. Edmund R. Bagwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kerr Place (approx. 0.4 miles away); Onancock (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mary Nottingham Smith High School (approx. 4.2 miles away); Accomack County Virginia World War I (approx. 4.6 miles away); Accomack County Virginia World War II, Korea & Vietnam (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Onancock.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Hopkins Bros Building Circa 1842. Captain Stephen Hopkins was the patriarch of the family that operated the successful mercantile firm first known as Stephen Hopkins & Sons, later
Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers Marker
Hopkins & Bros., for well over a century. (Submitted on October 18, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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Sign on Building image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
3. Sign on Building
Hopkins & Bro., Inc store image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
4. Hopkins & Bro., Inc store
Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers Marker
at 2 Market Street, Onancock Wharf area
 
 
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