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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.


Making a Mark with VersAbility and The Puller Center

Making a Mark with VersAbility and The Puller Center

Long days of lounging on the beach, soaking up the sun, fishing off the pier, and exploring all that the magnificent York River brings to our family always results in happy hearts, incredible memories, and lots of wet bathing suits and towels!

Life Lessons from the Water

Life Lessons from the Water

"Living so close to this amazing body of water we know as the York River has taught me so many important things about myself, others, and life in general. In ten, twenty, or even fifty years, when I look back on my adolescence here, it will be with total satisfaction in knowing that if I hadn't been here, then I couldn't be the same."