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

Grace and William Eyre

 
 
Grace and William Eyre Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 17, 2021
1. Grace and William Eyre Marker
Inscription.  In memory of Grace and William Eyre who provided the land to the County of Northampton in 1803 for the Almshouse Farm.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureCharity & Public Work. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
 
Location. 37° 24.268′ N, 75° 54.309′ 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. Edward Franklin and Dorothy "Dot" Wise Gibb (here, next to this marker); The Barrier Islands Center (a few steps from this marker); Site of the Almshouse Farm at Machipongo (a few steps from this marker); Wooden Remnant (within shouting distance of this marker); Northampton County Almshouse At Machipongo (within shouting distance of this marker); The African American Almshouse (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Relic from Spanish Steamship (within shouting distance of this marker); The Quarter Kitchen (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Machipongo.
 
Grace and William Eyre Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 17, 2021
2. Grace and William Eyre Marker
 
 
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 161 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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