Tangier in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Old Shirt Factory
In 1927, the factory was burnt in what legend holds was arson, committed by men who were against their wives working in the factory. All that remains today is part of the concrete foundation.
Shirt Factory Foundation - Kaye, 2006
Erected by Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
Location. 37° 49.249′ N, 75° 59.721′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on Factory Road east of West Ridge Road, on the right when traveling east. 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. The Miss Minnie & Capt. Charlie Pruitt House Banty's Wharf (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tangier Volunteer Fire Department (approx. ¼ mile away); The Patrick Benson House (approx. ¼ mile away); Doctor's Bungalow (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Testament Congregation (approx. 0.3 miles away); J.E. Wallace & Co. Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); The John Thomas House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tangier.
Also see . . . Tangier History Museum and Interpretive Cultural Center. (Submitted on August 14, 2017.)
Categories. • African Americans • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Women •
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 77 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.