The Charming Island In Virginia That May Soon Disappear Forever
By Beth|Published June 12, 2017
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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: