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

Assateague Light House

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, July 14, 2013
1. Assateague Light House Marker
Inscription.  
Assateague Light House
Rebuilt 1866-1867
Light House Board
Acts of Congress
June 20, 1860 and July 28, 1866

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list.
 
Location. 37° 54.669′ N, 75° 21.375′ W. Marker is near Chincoteague, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker can be reached from Beach Access Road north of Boat Ramp Access Road, on the right when traveling south. Public access only via Lighthouse Trail footpath. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8244 Lighthouse Trail, Chincoteague Island VA 23336, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Still Shining…After All These Years (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Assateague Village (a few steps from this marker); The Wild Ponies (approx. half a mile away); Keeping the Forest Full of Life (approx. 1.1 miles away); Miss Mollys Inn (approx. 1.9 miles
Assateague Light House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 14, 2013
2. Assateague Light House Marker
away); Watson House (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Watson Light (approx. 1.9 miles away); Misty of Chincoteague (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chincoteague.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Assateague Light House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 14, 2013
3. Assateague Light House Marker
Assateague Light House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 14, 2013
4. Assateague Light House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 17, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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