Pungoteague in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
“The Bear and the Cub”
Erected 1988 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number WY-18.)
Location. 37° 38.123′ N, 75° 48.364′ W. Marker is in Pungoteague, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on Bobtown Road Rt 178 0.2 miles north of St. George Circle, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pungoteague VA 23422, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named “The Bear and the Cub” (approx. 2.7 miles away); Oak Grove Methodist Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Occohannock Indians (approx. 5.8 miles away); Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers (approx. 6 miles away); Historic Cemetery (approx. 6.1 miles away); Genl. Edmund R. Bagwell (approx. 6.1 miles away); World Wars I and II (approx. 6.1 miles away); Kerr Place (approx. 6.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Finding the site of the first play in English America. How this marker led to a two-year search for the facts surrounding this obscure event. (Submitted on May 5, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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