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"The Bear and the Cub" | Marker History

“The Bear and the Cub” Marker,

This first play recorded in the United States was presented August 27, 1665. The Accomack County Court at Pungoteague heard charges against three men "For Acting a Play," ordered inspection of costumes and script, but found the men "Not Guilty."

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1958
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Accomack County
Physical Description of Location: Melfa, VA 23410. Southeast intersection of Rt. 13 and Wachapreague Road.
GPS Location: 37.625653,-75.758216
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