“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Keller in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

“The Bear and the Cub”

"The Bear and the Cub" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
1. "The Bear and the Cub" Marker
Inscription. This first play recorded in the United States was presented August 27, 1665. The Accomack County Court at Pungoteague heard charges against three men “for acting a play,” ordered inspection of costumes and script, but found the men “not guilty.”
Erected 1958 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number WY-17.)
Location. 37° 37.541′ N, 75° 45.493′ W. Marker is in Keller, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is at the intersection of Adams Crossing Road and US 13, on the right when traveling east on Adams Crossing Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Keller VA 23401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oak Grove Methodist Church (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named “The Bear and the Cub” (approx. 2.7 miles away); Onancock (approx. 5 miles away); Occohannock Indians (approx. 5.8 miles away); Historic Cemetery (approx. 6 miles away); Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers (approx. 6 miles away); Genl. Edmund R. Bagwell (approx. 6 miles away); Kerr Place (approx. 6 miles away).
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicColonial EraEntertainmentNotable Events
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,167 times since then and 44 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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