"Unique Island in the Chesapeake Bay" Tangier Island by jelw
Tangier Island Travel Guide: 96 reviews and 257 photos
Visiting Tangier Island, Virginia is like going thru a time warp. This tiny Island has been continuously inhabited since the 1700's.
Decendants of the families which originally settled this Isle still reside there.
Primary source of income has always been fishing. Sadly this profession is becoming more endangered than the fish.
- Pros:Unique place, magnificent sunsets, no cars
- Cons:real life challanges ie:supplies,weather & garbage
- In a nutshell:This is living history not a resort vacation. Bring a book.
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