Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Testing of Grace Sherwood
Erected 2002. (Marker Number K-276.)
Location. 36° 51.974′ N, 76° 7.938′ W. Marker is in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker is on Independence Boulevard (Virginia Route 225) north of North Witchduck Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia Beach VA 23455, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Donation Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Lynnhaven House (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Pembroke Manor House (approx. one mile away); History of Thalia/Aunt Penny's Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); Adam Thoroughgood House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Church Point (approx. 2.2 miles away); Seal of the City of Virginia Beach (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia Beach.
Also see . . .
1. When Virginia Ducked Milady Witch. 1934 story by Beverly Campbell published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. (Submitted on September 19, 2007.)
2. To Catch a Witch: The True Story of Grace Sherwood. “It all started with the untimely deaths of some pigs and a failed cotton crop. In Pungo, a settlement a couple of miles from the Atlantic Ocean in what is now Virginia Beach, John and Jane Gisburne were convinced there had to be a reason for the bad luck.” (Submitted on July 11, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,183 times since then and 57 times this year. Last updated on June 29, 2009, by Kristin Rollins of Portsmouth, Virginia. Photo 1. submitted on September 16, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.