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

Occahannock

 
 
Occahannock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
1. Occahannock Marker
Inscription.  Five miles west is "Hedra Cottage", site of the home of Colonel Edmund Scarborough (Scarburgh), surveyor general of the colony. Beyond, at the end of Scarborough's Neck, was the village of the Occahannock Indians, the seat of Debedeavon, the "Laughing King".
 
Erected by Virginia Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number WY-13.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list.
 
Location. 37° 32.574′ N, 75° 48.81′ W. Marker is in Exmore, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 13 and County Line Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 13. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Exmore VA 23350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Accomack County / Northampton County (here, next to this marker); Occohannock Indians
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Willis Store-House (approx. ¾ mile away); The Old Willis Wharf Storehouse (approx. 1.9 miles away); Peter Jacob Carter (approx. 6 miles away); St. George's Episcopal Church (approx. 6.3 miles away); “The Bear and the Cub” (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named “The Bear and the Cub” (approx. 6½ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,656 times since then and 35 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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