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[Accomac County side]:Accomac CountyArea 502 Square MilesThe Eastern Shore was first known as the Kingdom of Accomac, for an indian tribe. Accomac was one of the original shires formed in 1634. The name was changed to Northampton in 1643. In 1663,…
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 "Laug…
During the Civil War, the U.S. Army constructed a series of forts and artillery batteries around Washington to protect it from Confederate attack. Forts O'Rourke, Weed, Farnsworth, and Lyon stood just to the north, and Fort Willard which still exi…