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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Eastville, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Northampton County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Northampton County, VA (52) Accomack County, VA (122) Hampton Ind. City, VA (210) Mathews County, VA (22) Middlesex County, VA (39) Norfolk Ind. City, VA (111) Poquoson Ind. City, VA (14) Virginia Beach Ind. City, VA (167) York County, VA (168)  NorthamptonCounty(52) Northampton County (52)  AccomackCounty(122) Accomack County (122)  Hampton(210) Hampton (210)  MathewsCounty(22) Mathews County (22)  MiddlesexCounty(39) Middlesex County (39)  Norfolk(111) Norfolk (111)  Poquoson(14) Poquoson (14)  VirginiaBeach(167) Virginia Beach (167)  YorkCounty(168) York County (168)
Location of Eastville, Virginia
    Northampton County (52)
    Accomack County (122)
    Hampton (210)
    Mathews County (22)
    Middlesex County (39)
    Norfolk (111)
    Poquoson (14)
    Virginia Beach (167)
    York County (168)
 
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1Virginia (Northampton County), Eastville — Confederate Monument - Eastville, VA
Erected by the Harmanson-West Camp Confederate Veterans, The Daughters of the Confederacy and the citizens of the Eastern Shore of Virginia; to the soldiers of the Confederacy from Northampton and Accomack Counties. They died bravely in war, or in . . . — Map (db m7590) HM
2Virginia (Northampton County), Eastville — Debdeavon
"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 . . . — Map (db m7591) HM
3Virginia (Northampton County), Eastville — WY-9 — Gingaskin Indian Reservation
The Gingaskin Indian Reservation was located nearby from 1640 to 1813 and was created from a land patent in 1640 that set aside land for the Accomac Indians. When the Accomacs moved there, they became known as the Gingaskins. They continued to . . . — Map (db m7605) HM
4Virginia (Northampton County), Eastville — Historic Northampton County Court Bell
This bell was installed in the attic of the 1899 Northampton County Courthouse during the original construction. When court was called into order, the Northampton County Sheriff would ring the bell and then stand out on the balcony and announce that . . . — Map (db m155265) HM WM
5Virginia (Northampton County), Eastville — WY-8 — Home of First Settler
Here, in Savage's Neck, was the home of Ensign Thomas Savage, who came to Virginia in 1608. Granted a tract of land by Debedeavon, the "Laughing King" of the indians, in 1619, Savage became the first permanent English settler on the Eastern Shore. A . . . — Map (db m7606) HM
6Virginia (Northampton County), Eastville — WY-8 — Home of the First Settler
Thomas Savage, a lad of thirteen, arrived at Jamestown on 2 Jan. 1608 with Capt. Christopher Newport on the ship John and Francis. John Smith later wrote, "The next day Newport came a shore....A boy named Thomas Savage (whom Newport called . . . — Map (db m71857) HM
7Virginia (Northampton County), Eastville — Northampton County Court Green
The Northampton County Court Green is one of the earliest and most complete in Virginia. It includes outstanding examples of early court buildings as well as later structures reflecting the continuity of government in Eastville for well over 300 . . . — Map (db m7589) HM
8Virginia (Northampton County), Eastville — Northampton County Veteran's Memorial
In Memory Of and Honor To the Brave Brave Men of Northampton County Who Lost Their Lives in Battle for Our Great Republic's Cause World War I Bell, Clarence Benjamin, Simon Cugler, Byron Davis, Alfred W. Edmonds, Thomas S. . . . — Map (db m98851) WM
9Virginia (Northampton County), Eastville — WY-10 — Old Courthouse
The courthouse was moved to Eastville in 1677, and court has been held here ever since. The old courthouse was built about 1731; from its door the Declaration of Independence was read, August 13, 1776. Militia barracks were here during the . . . — Map (db m7587) HM
 
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