“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Accomac, Virginia

Clickable Map of Accomack County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Accomack County, VA (134) Lancaster County, VA (35) Mathews County, VA (26) Middlesex County, VA (69) Northampton County, VA (57) Northumberland County, VA (43) Somerset County, MD (37) Worcester County, MD (94)  AccomackCounty(134) Accomack County (134)  LancasterCounty(35) Lancaster County (35)  MathewsCounty(26) Mathews County (26)  MiddlesexCounty(69) Middlesex County (69)  NorthamptonCounty(57) Northampton County (57)  NorthumberlandCounty(43) Northumberland County (43)  SomersetCountyMaryland(37) Somerset County (37)  WorcesterCounty(94) Worcester County (94)
Accomac is the county seat for Accomack County
Accomac is in Accomack County
      Accomack County (134)  
      Lancaster County (35)  
      Mathews County (26)  
      Middlesex County (69)  
      Northampton County (57)  
      Northumberland County (43)  
      Somerset County, Maryland (37)  
      Worcester County, Maryland (94)  
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1Virginia (Accomack County), Accomac — Accomac Historic District
Accomac Historic District has been registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark pursuant to the authority vested in the Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Act of 1966.Map (db m7827) HM
2Virginia (Accomack County), Accomac — Accomack County Virginia World War I
In honor of the men of Accomack County, Virginia who died in the service of our country in the World War 1917-1918.Map (db m7825) WM
3Virginia (Accomack County), Accomac — Accomack County Virginia World War II, Korea & Vietnam
In honor of the men of Accomack County, Virginia who died in the service of our country in World War II, The Korean war and the Vietnam War.Map (db m7826) WM
4Virginia (Accomack County), Accomac — EP-21 — Birthplace of Governor Wise
Here stood the birthplace of Henry Alexander Wise (1806-1876), Governor of Virginia (1856-1860) and general in the Confederate States Army. A talented orator and debator in an age of great orators, Wise was elected to six terms in Congress. He . . . Map (db m7823) HM
5Virginia (Accomack County), Accomac — WY-19 — Debtors Prison
Built in 1783 in one corner of the jailyard to serve as a residence for the jailer, the building served in this capacity for 41 years. Iron bars, oak batten doors and locks were added in 1842 when it was converted into a prison for debtors in . . . Map (db m162818) HM
6Virginia (Accomack County), Accomac — Elijah BakerPioneer Baptist of the Eastern Shore of Virginia
who landed at Hunt's Point, Old Plantation Creek, on Easter Sunday 1776 and the same day preached the first Baptist sermon, “At the End of a Horsing Tree.” Opposition of the established church caused him to be deported; but kind . . . Map (db m71852) HM
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7Virginia (Accomack County), Accomac — Makemie Statue
The Presbyterian Historical Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania erected this monument and dedicated it on May 11, 1908, at Makemie Park on Holder Creek where Francis Makemie is buried at his Pocomoke home. In 1984 the monument was moved here and . . . Map (db m7829) HM
8Virginia (Accomack County), Accomac — EP-22 — Mary Nottingham Smith High School
The first high school for blacks in Accomack County was dedicated on this site in 1932. It was named in honor of Mary Nottingham Smith (1892-1951), a black educator who dedicated her life to educating all young people. In 1956, the school was . . . Map (db m7822) HM
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Dec. 10, 2022