Tangier in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Edward Crockett House
The Edward Crockett House was formerly the home of "Sugar Tom" Crockett (1833-1905) the Island's first historian, and author of Facts & Fun, the first written history of Tangier Island. It later served as a hotel and the office of Dr. W.O. Daisey, one of Tangier's early resident physicians.
Erected by Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 37° 49.587′ N, 75° 59.521′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Ridge Road and John Al Lane, on the left when traveling south on Main Ridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tangier VA 23440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanky's Place (a few steps from this marker); The Joshua Pruitt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Tangier History Museum and Interpretive Cultural Center (THMICC) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Connorton HouseThe Parson of the Islands (within shouting distance of this marker); Tangier Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Telephone Office, Post Office & Myrt’s (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Mobile Home (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tangier.
Also see . . . Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center. Find Your Chesapeake website entry (Submitted on August 14, 2017.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.