According to research, The Matchapungo Indians had several villages on the Eastern Shore. One of theme was located near Wachapreague, Virginia. Wachapreague is translated as, "The Little City By The Sea".
It was about an hour and a half drive from my house, a sunny Sunday morning and an opportunity to learn something new about a town called Wachapreague. What about this does not sound empowering? Absolutely nothing, and it did not disappoint.
My arrival into the quaint town was cautious, as I wanted to get a feel of the historical nature of my surroundings. It immediately gave old-fashioned, cottage-living and the smell of the sea. My type of feeling. So, I arrived to Wachapreague, Virginia.
First stop was the Island House Restaurant & Marina. All I know is you would be wise to try the sweet potato biscuits. They were the highlight of the trip. Then of course, coffee, it was delicious.
Secondly, I understand why it's named The Little City By The Sea". As I enjoyed my lunch, there was a fabulous view of the sea. A beautiful setting to enjoy and explore all the beauty of Wachpreague.
Thirdly, it is important to note that the little city by the sea did not charm me on water and food alone. The true authentic power of this town came from this beautiful coffee cottage with original features and architecture. Enduring to say the least.
May was off to a great start. I had no idea it would begin in a Little City By The Sea.