© Author Adventures

Wild horses that swim from island to mainland shore? Who wouldn’t want to know more about that true story and place made famous by Marguerite Henry’s book, Misty of Chincoteague?!

According to the website of Miss Molly’s Inn in Chincoteague, this bed-and-breakfast is where the author wrote the second most popular horse book in American literature of all time.

For information about the author or the book, ask any long-time horse-book-loving reader and visit

Read the author’s complete list of books here:

This is the last stop on our Virginia Author Adventures Trail.

Patricia Smart