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If You Know Dick McKee You Know Mike Silberhorn

If You Know Dick McKee You Know Mike Silberhorn

Have you ever heard of the Proust Questionnaire? It traces its origins to a parlor game popularized by French essayist and novelist Marcel Proust. He believed that in answering a series of deep questions you could reveal the true nature of someone.

Well, here at Marker Nine, we believe that you can reveal someone's true love of the coastal life in the same way...with the Marker Nine Questionnaire.

And we’re kicking it off with a one on one interview and conversation with Mike Silberhorn, Marker Nine co-founder. You might know him better as Dick McKee (if you...


Gloucester’s Marker Nine “Eat Local” Line Raises $4,000 for Development of App to Benefit Middle Peninsula Watermen and Seafood Farmers

Gloucester’s Marker Nine “Eat Local” Line Raises $4,000 for Development of App to Benefit Middle Peninsula Watermen and Seafood Farmers

As part of its commitment to the community and its celebration of its fifth year in business out of Gloucester, Virginia, casual apparel company Marker Nine has donated $4,000 toward the development of a new mobile application that will connect Middle Peninsula watermen and aquaculture farmers directly to customers who want to purchase local seafood.

The donation went to the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority, which received a grant earlier this year from GO Virginia to develop Bay Direct, an app expected to launch by the end of 2020 that is an online marketplace to connect people...


Eat Local Oysters (and here’s why)

Eat Local Oysters (and here’s why)

By Ford Silberhorn (a collegiate student and aspiring writer who happens to also be the eldest son of Marker Nine co-founder, Mike Silberhorn)

Oysters. What is it about those little bivalves that we love so much?

They may not be pretty.

I mean, people have even said ‘twas a “brave man that first ate an oyster.”

But what they lack in aesthetics they make up in total deliciousness.

Steamed, fried, raw, it doesn’t matter.

Odds are good that if you hail from a coastal town (like I do…what’s up, Gloucester, Virginia) then you have...


Marker Nine and Friends POP UP Shop, October 3, 2020

Marker Nine and Friends POP UP Shop, October 3, 2020

Join Marker Nine (& friends...more on those friends below) at the Shops at Tidemill Saturday, October 3, 2020.

The Marker Nine pop up shop (open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) will be located inside the Consociate Media offices (we will ask that you wear a mask when entering to shop and keep a safe social distance). All the new designs will be for sale!

  • 2072 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062

Tommy Leggett of York River...


MAKE A MARK: Help Marker Nine Support Public Access and Recreation Along the Waterways of the Middle Peninsula

MAKE A MARK: Help Marker Nine Support Public Access and Recreation Along the Waterways of the Middle Peninsula

From now until May 15, 2019 a portion of all sales from MarkerNine.com (10% to be exact) will be donated to the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority. Why is this important? Because this organization is charged with ensuring that the public always has access to our beloved waterways.