Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Eastville in Northampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Debdeavon

 
 
Debdeavon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
1. Debdeavon Marker
Inscription.
"Laughing King of Accomacke
Emperor of the Easterne Shoare
King of the Great Nussawattocks"
A gallant warrior and a loyal
friend to the early settlers
of the Eastern Shore.
His timely warning to the colonists
of an intended uprising in 1621,
saved them from annihilation
in the massacre of 1622.
 
Erected 1938 by Association for the Preservation of Va. Antiquities.
 
Location. 37° 21.208′ N, 75° 56.775′ W. Marker is in Eastville, Virginia, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of Alt. US 13 and Willow Oak Road, on the left when traveling north on Alt. US 13. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eastville VA 23347, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Northampton County Court Green (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Monument - Eastville, VA (a few steps from this marker); Northampton County Veteran's Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Historic Northampton County Court Bell (a few steps from this marker);
Debdeavon Monument on Courthouse Green image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
2. Debdeavon Monument on Courthouse Green
Gingaskin Indian Reservation (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of the First Settler (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eyre Hall (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eastville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Debdeavon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 17, 2013
3. Debdeavon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,178 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on October 11, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Paid Advertisement