Accomack County

The Union Baptist Church Chingoteague Virginia

History of the Accomac Association, including the Sketches of the Churches

The Accomac Association district lies altogether on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. The Gospel was first carried thither by Elijah Baker. After Mr. Baker had planted a number of churches both on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia, and had been joined by other preachers from different parts, as well as by young ones raised under his ministry, he proposed that the churches should meet by their delegates and form an Association. This they did anno 1784. They took the name of the Salisbury Association from the town of that name in Maryland where they met. They also became …

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Accomack County Virginia Court House built in 1756

Early Court Cases of Accomack County Virginia

The court records abound in curiosities in the way of cases tried before the courts. The courts were strict, and did their best to preserve order, and never failed to administer justice to the best of their ability. The scandal-monger, liar, slanderer, and the common scold fared badly. I have only time for an instance or two, which must have been amusing to those not implicated, who beheld the execution of the sentences. For instance, Goody (or Goodwife) Curtis, the wife of John Curtis, tried to milk her cow one evening in the pen of Thomas Powell. At the same …

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The 1919 Arrow Yearbook - Cape Charles High School, Cape Charles, Virginia

Eastern Shore Public Library Collection of Yearbooks

FREE! Download or read online 120 school yearbooks for Accomack and Northampton county schools. The schools and range of years (all years not available) include: Accomac High School (1948); Atlantic High School (1952-1955); Bloxom High School (1948-1951); Cape Charles High School (1919-1974); Capeville Elementary School (1948-1955); Eastern Shore Citizen’s Council Academy (1971); Hampton Institute (1951-1964); Northampton County High School (1951-1970); Northampton High School (1958-1972); Onancock High School (1945-1977); Saint Philip School of Nursing (1953); School of Practical Nursing (1965-1977); Temperanceville Primary School (1978).

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