A Maryland Historic Treasure

Originally part of a 117-acre tract called "Shapleigh's Chance."

Surveyed in 1667 for Philip Shapleigh of Northumberland County, Virginia.

Sold to William Travers of Hoopers Island in 1679.

Identified as "an endangered Maryland treasure" by the Maryland Commission for Celebration 2000.

Restored by The Friends of the Graveyard, 2000-2006.
The Old Hoopers Island Graveyard
at Honga, Maryland
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Last updated: February 22, 2019
Four tombstones in the southwest corner of the Old Hoopers Island Graveyard