Misty of Chincoteague

By |2012-03-24T20:02:11+00:00March 24th, 2012|Wild Ponies of Assateague Island|

Misty of Chincoteague was written in 1947 by Marguerite Henry. The story was inspired by a real Chincoteague Island pony named Misty. Although the real Misty was foaled in domesticity rather than in the wild, the book heaped pique the nation's curiosity about the wild [...]

Chincoteague Wild Ponies

By |2011-09-09T19:21:26+00:00September 9th, 2011|Chincoteague Outdoor Activities|

By far the most famous inhabitants of Chincoteague and Assateague Islands are the wild ponies that have lived here for generations. People come from all over the world to gaze upon them. It is a truly remarkable experience to see them grazing, frolicking, and running [...]

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