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Machipongo in Northampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wooden Remnant

 
 
Wooden Remnant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 17, 2021
1. Wooden Remnant Marker
Inscription.  Wooden remnant from the British Schooner Esk of Lunenberg, Nova Scotia. Shipwrecked on Parramore Beach in 1888.
 
Erected 2013.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
Location. 37° 24.272′ N, 75° 54.287′ W. Marker is in Machipongo, Virginia, in Northampton County. Marker can be reached from Young Street (County Road 627) just west of Lankford Highway (U.S. 13), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7295 Young St, Machipongo VA 23405, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Northampton County Almshouse At Machipongo (here, next to this marker); The African American Almshouse (a few steps from this marker); The Barrier Islands Center (a few steps from this marker); The Quarter Kitchen (within shouting distance of this marker); Grace and William Eyre (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Franklin and Dorothy "Dot" Wise Gibb (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Site of the Almshouse Farm at Machipongo (within shouting distance of this marker); Relic from Spanish Steamship (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Machipongo.
 
The Wooden Remnant image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 17, 2021
2. The Wooden Remnant
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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