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

The Miss Minnie & Capt. Charlie Pruitt House

 
 
The Miss Minnie & Capt. Charlie Pruitt House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2017
1. The Miss Minnie & Capt. Charlie Pruitt House Marker
Inscription. Miss Minnie and Capt. Charlie raised eight children in this house. In order to accommodate the entire family at a single table, Capt. Charlie commissioned Henry Jander to build them a table capable of seating ten people. Later, one son, Orville, and his wife Shirley ran a boarding house and the Bay View Restaurant here.
 
Erected by Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
 
Location. 37° 49.285′ N, 75° 59.801′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on West Ridge Road north of Factory Road, on the left when traveling north. 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. Old Shirt Factory (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Doctor's Bungalow (approx. mile away); Banty's Wharf (approx. mile away); Tangier Volunteer Fire Department (approx. mile away); J.E. Wallace & Co. Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); The John Thomas House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Patrick Benson House (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Testament Congregation (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
The Miss Minnie & Capt. Charlie Pruitt House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2017
2. The Miss Minnie & Capt. Charlie Pruitt House Marker
. (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 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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