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

Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers

 
 
Hopkins and Sons; Hopkinns and Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
1. Hopkins and Sons; Hopkinns and Brothers Marker
Inscription. Records of this mercantile business date back to 1842. This store also served the community as a bank and as a social and political meeting place. Deeded in 1970 to Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
 
Location. 37° 42.72′ N, 75° 45.315′ W. Marker is in Onancock, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on Market Street near Mt. Prospect Ave., on the left. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Onancock VA 23417, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); World Wars I and II (approx. 0.2 miles away); Genl. Edmund R. Bagwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kerr Place (approx. 0.4 miles away); Onancock (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mary Nottingham Smith High School (approx. 4.2 miles away); Accomack County Virginia World War I (approx. 4.6 miles away); Accomack County Virginia World War II, Korea & Vietnam (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Onancock.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Hopkins Bros Building Circa 1842. Captain Stephen Hopkins was the patriarch of the family that operated the successful mercantile firm first known as Stephen Hopkins & Sons,
Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers Marker
later Hopkins & Bros., for well over a century. (Submitted on October 18, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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Sign on Building image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
3. Sign on Building
Hopkins & Bro., Inc store image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
4. Hopkins & Bro., Inc store
Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers Marker
at 2 Market Street, Onancock Wharf area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 966 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 8, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on October 18, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on May 8, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   5. submitted on October 18, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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