Tangier in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Tangiermen were famous for growing melons, filling their boats until just the gunnels were visible above the water, and sailing to Baltimore to sell their sweet fruits on the docks.
Erected by the Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 37° 49.366′ N, 75° 59.252′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on Canton Road just south of Canton Road, on the right when traveling south. 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. The Patrick Benson House (approx. ¼ mile away); Tangier Volunteer Fire Department (approx. ¼ mile away); New Testament Congregation Gravestones (approx. ¼ mile away); Peter Crockett Store (approx. ¼ mile away); Banty's Wharf (approx. ¼ mile away); The Doctor's House (approx. ¼ mile away); Chesapeake House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tangier.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.