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

Leeís Bethel

 
 
Leeís Bethel Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 8, 2016
1. Leeís Bethel Marker
Inscription. This cemetery is the possible site of Leeís Bethel, the islandís first church. Next to the cemetery is the last of the islandís once plentiful garden farms.

Tangiermen were famous for growing melons, filling their boats until just the gunnels were visible above the water, and sailing to Baltimore to sell their sweet fruits on the docks.
 
Erected by the Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
 
Location. 37° 49.366′ N, 75° 59.252′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on Canton Road just south of Canton Road, on the right when traveling south. 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. The Doctor's House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chesapeake House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Peter Dise House (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Mobile Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Connorton House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Parson of the Islands (approx. 0.4 miles away); Telephone Office, Post Office & Myrtís (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tangier Island (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tangier.
 
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Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 8, 2016
2. Cemetery and Marker
Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 8, 2016
3. Cemetery
Marker is on the distant end, on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 223 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on September 16, 2016.
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