Return to Previous Page
The Siamese Twins-Eng and Chang Bunker are buried right outside of Mount Airy in a community called White Plains.Born in Siam (now Thailand) in 1811, Eng and Chang Bunker were connected at the chest by a five-inch-wide band of flesh. The twins married sisters and had 21 children, and many of this descendents still live in the area.
The Bunker family has an annual reunion in Mount Airy in July that is open to the public. Also the Surry Arts Council produces the Play: The Wedding of the Siamese Twins during the Summer.
The Surry Arts Council and The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History have exhibits about the Twins.
The Mayberry Campground is located at the homeplace of the descendants of Eng and Chang Bunker, the Siamese Twins. Enjoy a peaceful stroll on our walking trail that leads to the White Plains Church, where Eng and Chang Bunker are buried. For More info on the Mayberry Campground please visit: http://www.mayberrycampground.com/
Directions to the Grave Site: Take Highway 601 South From Mount Airy. After passing Wal-Mart on the left, take the next left onto Old Highway 601. You will travel about 2 miles. You will pass over I-74 just before reaching White Plains Baptist Church, which is on the right. The Cemetary is behind the church at 506 Old Highway 601.