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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Tangier in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Emily Pruitt House

 
 
The Emily Pruitt House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2017
1. The Emily Pruitt House Marker
Inscription. The Emily Pruitt House was home to the island's sail-making seamstress, a critically important job before the invention of motorized boats.
 
Erected by Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
 
Location. 37° 49.606′ N, 75° 59.741′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on West Ridge Road south of School Lane, 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. The Amanda Wallace Pruitt House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sydney Wallace House (within shouting distance of this marker); Joshua Thomas Lane (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The John Thomas House (about 500 feet away); J.E. Wallace & Co. Store (about 500 feet away); Long Bridge (about 600 feet away); Doctor's Bungalow (about 700 feet away); Spanky's Place (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 Emily Pruitt House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2017
2. The Emily Pruitt 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 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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