Eastern Shore Public Library

Secondary Sources

ESPL Finding Aids

Court Order Abstracts

The Eastern Shore Public Library is pleased to make available in digital format JoAnn Riley McKey’s Accomack County Court Order Abstracts beginning with Volume 28 (1777-1780).  Earlier volumes in this distinguished series, covering the years 1663 to 1777, were published by Heritage Books.  ESPL is honored that Ms. McKey has chosen to publish digitally and free of charge her forthcoming work on the library’s website.

Church Records

Land Tax

Eastern Shore Public Library wishes to thank Allen Hamilton for donating his transcription of Northampton County land tax for the year 1846 to our online resources.  For additional years, please see Mr. Hamilton’s book Northampton County Land Tax 1826-1850, which will be published by Heritage Books in 2020.

Liquor Licenses

Eastern Shore Public Library wishes to thank Allen Hamilton for donating his transcription of Northampton County liquor licenses 1867, 1869, 1871, 1873, 1875, 1877, 1879 & 1881 to our online resources.  For additional years, please see Mr. Hamilton’s book Northampton County Liquor Licenses 1860-1905, which will be published by Heritage Books in 2020.

Marriage and Death Notices

Revolutionary War Soldiers, D.A.R. project by Mihalyka, Walker and Turman, 1975

Legislators from Accomack & Northampton Counties

Chesapeake Bay Ferries

Virginia Department of Historic Resources
Inventory of Properties (Interactive Map)

  • Eastern Shore Public Library
    23610 Front Street
    P.O. Box 360
    Accomac, VA. 23301
    Phone: (757) 787-3400;
    (757) 824-5151
    Hours

    Cape Charles Memorial Library
    201 Mason Avenue
    Cape Charles, VA 23310
    Phone: (757) 331-1300
    Hours

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    7745 Seaside Rd
    P.O. Box 729 Nassawadox, VA 23413
    Phone: (757) 414-0010
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    Chincoteague Island Library
    4077 Main Street
    Chincoteague, VA 23336
    Phone: (757) 336-3460
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