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Encyclopedia > Eastern Shore of Virginia

The Eastern Shore of Virginia is on the Atlantic Coast of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The region is part of the Delmarva Peninsula and is separated from the rest of Virginia by the Chesapeake Bay.


The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and U.S. Highway 13 span the mouth of the Bay and connect the Eastern Shore to Virginia Beach and the rest of the state.


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  • Eastern Shore of Virginia (http://www.easternshorevisitor.com/)
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Historic Garden Week in Virginia - Eastern Shore Tour Information (2868 words)
Typical of the Shore’s colonial buildings, the story-and-a-half structure has brick ends with frame front and rear walls; the exterior doors are paneled on the outside and diagonally battened on the interior.
Related to Eastern Shore architecture, the large collection of early paneled furniture was locally made by house joiners in the second half of the 18th century.
Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber: Rt.13, Melfa, VA 23410 (19056 Parkway, Melfa, VA 23410).
Eastern Shore of Virginia and Maryland (323 words)
The "Eastern Shore" is the eastern side of the Chesapeake Bay, and it includes parts of Virginia and Maryland.
Maryland's Eastern Shore is connected to the rest of the state by the Bay Bridge, which crosses 4.5 miles of the Bay between Annapolis and Kent Island.
The Eastern Shore of Virginia is even more of an undiscovered gem, with few residents and hundreds of miles of shoreline on the Bay and Ocean.
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