Here stood the birthplace of Henry Alexander Wise (1806-1876), Governor of Virginia (1856-1860) and General in the Confederate States Army. A talented orator and debator in an age of great orators, Wise was elected to six terms in Congress. He served as a delegate at the Virginia Conventions of 1850 and 1861, and as United States Minister to Brazil (1844-1847).
Geographic Location: Accomack County
Physical Description of Location: Accomac, VA. East of the intersection of Front St(Rt. 13) and Drummondtown Road. Located on the right hand side.
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