Here, in Savage's Neck, was the home of Ensign Thomas Savage, who came to Virginia in 1608. Granted a tract of land by Debedeavon, the "Laughing King" of the Indians, in 1619. Savage became the first permanent English settler on the Easter Shore. A mile west is Old Castle, built in 1721.
Year On Marker: 1947
Geographic Location: Northampton County
Physical Description of Location: 16746-16782 U.S. 13 Business, Eastville, VA 23310.
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