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

Former Site of New Testament Congregation

 
 
Former Site of New Testament Congregation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., August 11, 2010
1. Former Site of New Testament Congregation Marker
Inscription.  In 1946, this building served as the first meeting place of the New Testament Congregation. It was vandalized several times during a rather contentious time in the island's religious history, a story reported in Newsweek, 1947.

Throughout the years it has been a variety of different gift shops.
 
Erected by Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
 
Location. 37° 49.686′ N, 75° 59.533′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Ridge Road and Gabriel 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. Fort Albion (a few steps from this marker); Ice Cream Stand (a few steps from this marker); Welcome To Historic Tangier Island (within shouting distance of this marker); The Double Six (within shouting distance of this marker); Gladstone Memorial Health Center
Former Site of New Testament Congregation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., August 11, 2010
2. Former Site of New Testament Congregation Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Daley's Grocery (within shouting distance of this marker); Fisherman's Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); Chambers Lane (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tangier.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 510 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 13, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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May. 23, 2022