Assateague Island

About 130 Ponies Swim from Assateague to Chincoteague for Annual EventAn Eastern Shore tradition celebrated by Marguerite Henry's book "Misty of Chincoteague" marked its 90th year today.
Infamous Shark on Twitter Returns to Md., Va. CoastsShe’s the most famous shark with an active parody account on Twitter, and if you’re going to the beach this weekend, be ready to hear some talk about Mary Lee.
Chincoteague Stud Surfer Dude Found Dead: 'He Was The Man'A Chincoteague stud named Surfer Dude has been found dead. He apparently sired dozens of the island's ponies.
Shutdown May Affect Famous Chincoteague Ponies An annual roundup of wild ponies on the Eastern Shore of Virginia has been cancelled due to the government shutdown.
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National Park Service Closes Part Of Assateague For Endangered BirdsThe National Park Service says it is temporarily closing part of Assateague Island in Maryland to protect nesting piping plovers.