Chandler Plot

Chincoteague, Virginia

(Capt.) Joshua I. Chandler

This is the only grave in the Chandler Cemetery, it is located at the extreme North end of Main Street at a place commonly known as 'The Turntable'.

The inscription is memorized by nearly all Chincoteaguers. It reads:

                                                            Farewell wife and children dear
                                                            I am not dead but sleeping here
                                                            As I am, someday you will be
                                                            Prepare for death and follow me

Tombstone Inscriptions: #141, ChCh
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