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

Peter Crockett Store

 
 
Peter Crockett Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2017
1. Peter Crockett Store Marker
Inscription. The new house on the corner of Garman Road and Main Ridge is the site of the former Peter S. Crockett Store, later Daughtery & Ward, and then Haynie Grocery.

It had a two-story front porch and was featured in many old photographs.

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Main Ridge, 1958
Looking north from in front of the New Testament Church. On left: the old Post Office, originally the Nathan Rayfield Store; Behind it, the two-story Haynie Grocery
 
Erected by Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
 
Location. 37° 49.477′ N, 75° 59.509′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Ridge Road and Garman Road, on the right when traveling south on Main Ridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tangier VA 23440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gravestones (a few steps from this marker); The Doctor's House (within shouting distance of this marker); New Testament Congregation (within shouting distance of this marker); Chesapeake House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Peter Dise House
Peter Crockett Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2017
2. Peter Crockett Store Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Mobile Home (about 400 feet away); The Patrick Benson House (about 400 feet away); The Connorton House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tangier.
 
Also see . . .  Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center. (Submitted on August 14, 2017.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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