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


Occahannock Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
1. Occahannock Marker
Inscription. Five miles west is "Hedra Cottage", site of the home of Colonel Edmund Scarborough (Scarburgh), surveyor general of the colony. Beyond, at the end of Scarborough's Neck, was the village of the Occahannock Indians, the seat of Debedeavon, the "Laughing King". (Marker Number WY-13.)
Location. 37° 32.574′ N, 75° 48.81′ W. Marker is in Exmore, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is at the intersection of US 13 and County Line Road, on the right when traveling north on US 13. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Exmore VA 23350, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Accomac County / Northampton County (here, next to this marker); Occohannock Indians (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Old Willis Wharf Storehouse (approx. 1.9 miles away); Peter Jacob Carter (approx. 6 miles away); “The Bear and the Cub” (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named “The Bear and the Cub” (approx. 6˝ miles away); Oak Grove Methodist Church (approx. 6˝ miles away); Three Northampton Landmarks (approx. 9 miles away).
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,114 times since then and 66 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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