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

Watson House

1898

 

— Historic Landmark —

 
Watson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 17, 2021
1. Watson House Marker
Inscription.  Built by Robert Watson and his son, David Robert Watson in the Chincoteague architectural style of the later 19th century. Annie Tatum married David Robert Watson and raised nine children in the house, all of whom lived and prospered on Chincoteague Island. The Watson family is credited as co-founder of the First Pony Penning event on Chincoteague Island.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsArchitecture.
 
Location. 37° 56.166′ N, 75° 22.33′ W. Marker is in Chincoteague, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on Main Street just west of Poplar Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chincoteague Island VA 23336, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Watson Light (here, next to this marker); Miss Mollys Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bounty from the Sea (approx. ¼ mile away); Chincoteague Timeline (approx. ¼ mile away); Fish So Fine (approx. ¼ mile away); Dollars from Decoys (approx. ¼ mile away); Chincoteague's Front Door
The Watson House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 17, 2021
2. The Watson House
(approx. ¼ mile away); Misty of Chincoteague (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chincoteague.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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