Onancock (HM4RC)

Location: Onley, VA 23418 Accomack County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 41.914', W 75° 42.998'

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Two miles west is Onancock, founded in 1680. A courthouse was then built and used for a few years. Militia barracks were there in the Revolution. From Onancock, Colonel John Cropper went to the aid of Commodore Whaley in the last naval action of the Revolution, November 30, 1782. Near by is Onley, home of Henry A. Wise, Governor of Virginia, 1856-60.
HM NumberHM4RC
Marker NumberWY 14
Year Placed1947
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 9:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 436824 N 4172612
Decimal Degrees37.69856667, -75.71663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 41.914', W 75° 42.998'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 41' 54.84" N, 75° 42' 59.88" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 25322 Lankford Hwy, Onley VA 23418, US
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