Last modified: 2006-07-29 by rick wyatt
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image by Antonio Martins, 4 July 1997
Tangiers Island in the Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay is dark blue with a St. Pirrans Cross in the Canton. A black line 1/3 of up from bottom denotes the Maryland-Virginia state line and a green circle below the black horizonal line represents the island itself.
William M. Grimes-Wyatt, 12 March 1996
The Cornwall cross reflects the Cornish and Devon origins of most of the
original settlers back in the 17th Century.
Ron Lahav, 12 November 2005