By Tom Badger
Accomack County's heritage revolves round components: the land and the ocean. The land is fertile, able to generating nice bounty, and Accomack is surrounded through the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. So Accomack has loved benefits: a capability to provide nutrition and the technique of getting it to marketplace. Public wharves have been as soon as positioned on many creeks the place farmers may convey plants for marketplace. Then, in 1884, the railroad got here via. The railroad created new towns—Parksley, Onley, Keller, Tasley, and Painter—and it intended the loss of life of the various public wharves. this present day every one of these outdated collecting locations exist merely as names on a map and maybe a suite of twisted pilings on the water's area, the final tangible facts of a time in our historical past long gone.