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

The John Thomas House

 
 
The John Thomas House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2017
1. The John Thomas House Marker
Inscription. The John Thomas House marks the dividing line between the old Thomas and Wallace family lands.

At the end of the 19th century, these two families owned almost all of the land on the western side of the island.
 
Erected by Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
 
Location. 37° 49.522′ N, 75° 59.722′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is at the intersection of West Ridge Road and Wallace Road, on the left when traveling north on West 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. J.E. Wallace & Co. Store (a few steps from this marker); Doctor's Bungalow (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sydney Wallace House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Emily Pruitt House (about 500 feet away); The Amanda Wallace Pruitt House (about 600 feet away); Joshua Thomas Lane (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Peter Dise House (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Mobile Home (approx. 0.2 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. Notable Buildings
 
The John Thomas House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2017
2. The John Thomas House Marker
 
 
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 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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