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

Ice Cream Stand

Site of Tangier's only unsolved murder

 
 
Ice Cream Stand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 11, 2010
1. Ice Cream Stand Marker
Inscription.  This is the site of the island's only unsolved murder. Charles C. "Bud" Connorton, the Town Sergeant, was eating in an earlier building here when he was fatally shot through an open window. His assailant was never identified.
 
Erected by Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events.
 
Location. 37° 49.693′ N, 75° 59.544′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Ridge Road and Thomas Road 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. Fort Albion (a few steps from this marker); Welcome To Historic Tangier Island (a few steps from this marker); Former Site of New Testament Congregation (a few steps from this marker); Daley's Grocery (within shouting distance of this marker); Fisherman's Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); The Double Six
Ice Cream Stand and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 11, 2010
2. Ice Cream Stand and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Chambers Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); Gladstone Memorial Health Center (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tangier.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Bud Connorton's home.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 669 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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