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Stingray Point N-77 | Marker History

Stingray Point Marker, N-77

Eight miles east, where the Rappahannock River joins Chesapeake Bay. Near there, in June, 1608, Captain John Smith, the explorer, was hurt by a stingray while fishing in the river. The point took its name from this incident.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1947
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Middlesex County
Physical Description of Location: 11102 General Puller Hwy (Route 33), Hartfield, VA 23071. Marker is on front of gas station.
GPS Location: 37.55099,-76.445537
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