Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Testing of Grace Sherwood
Erected 2002. (Marker Number K-276.)
Location. 36° 51.974′ N, 76° 7.938′ W. Marker is in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker is on Independence Boulevard (Virginia Route 225) north of North Witchduck Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia Beach VA 23455, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Trial of 1706 (within shouting distance Old Donation Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Founders and Veterans of Lynnhaven Parish Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grace White Sherwood (approx. 0.2 miles away); “The Brick Church” (approx. ¼ mile away); Lynnhaven House (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Pembroke Manor House (approx. one mile away); Camp Ashby (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia Beach.
Also see . . .
1. When Virginia Ducked Milady Witch. 1934 story by Beverly Campbell published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. (Submitted on September 19, 2007.)
2. To Catch a Witch: The True Story of Grace Sherwood. “It all started with the untimely deaths of some pigs and a failed cotton crop. In Pungo, a settlement a couple of miles from the Atlantic Ocean in what is now Virginia Beach, John and Jane Gisburne were convinced there had to be a reason for the bad luck.” (Submitted on July 11, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,267 times since then and 80 times this year. Last updated on June 29, 2009, by Kristin Rollins of Portsmouth, Virginia. Photos: 1. submitted on September 16, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. 2. submitted on April 22, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.