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The Historical Society's mission is to preserve and interpret the history of the Eastern Shore and to educate the community about its past through our collections.
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69 Market Street
Onancock, VA 23417
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Ker Place
69 Market Street
Onancock, VA 23417
March - December
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Phone: 757-787-8012
Fax: 757-787-4271
The Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society
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Lunch & Lecture: The Oyster Wars on the Eastern Shore
October 8. (11:30 AM- 1 PM)
While the Governor has declared Virginia as the 'Oyster Capital of the East Coast,' the love and passions for this culinary treasure has been around for decades. We'll let you guess what's on the menu this day at Ker Place as Dr. Paul Ewell gives us a glimpse of the very serious conflicts that occurred in our waters not so long ago. $20 for members. $25 for non- members. Purchase Tickets On-line.