The Charming Island In Virginia That May Soon Disappear Forever

Since its discovery in the early 1600’s, the island of Tangier has held a special place in Virginia’s identity. Not only is this charming town a gorgeous place to visit, it also has an extensive history with crabbing, fishing, and the bay of water that may soon cause it to disappear. Here’s more on this unique island whose coastline is receding drastically every year:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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Our thoughts are with the residents of Tangier who deal with this truly unnerving situation. To learn more about the island of Tangier, be sure to read this related article: What Life Is Like Inside The Tiny Town In Virginia With No Cars.