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

Long Bridge

 
 
Long Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2017
1. Long Bridge Marker
Inscription. Long Bridge, formerly called Mooney's Bridge, leads over the Main or Big Gut back to the section of Tangier known as "Meat Soup."

The house at the end of the bridge was the home of Norris Angle, who operated the Ambulance Boat. An airplane crashed into this house on Christmas Eve, 1945.

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Plane Crash - 1945
Long Bridge - Aubrey Bodine, 1959
Skipper Angle - Virginia Pilot, 1967
 
Erected by Tangier History Museum & Interpretive Cultural Center.
 
Location. 37° 49.697′ N, 75° 59.717′ W. Marker is in Tangier, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is at the intersection of Long Bridge Road and West Ridge Road, on the left when traveling east on Long Bridge 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. Joshua Thomas Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); The Amanda Wallace Pruitt House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Emily Pruitt House (about 600 feet away); Parks Marina (about 700 feet away); The Sydney Wallace House
Long Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2017
2. Long Bridge Marker
(about 700 feet away); Methodist Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fisherman's Corner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ice Cream Stand (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. Bridges & Viaducts
 
 
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 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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