Bradford in Orange County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Home of Maker of 1st Globes and Birthplace of Adm. Clark
James Wilson, a Bradford farmer and self-taught engraver, in early 1800ís made and sold the first geographical globes in the U.S. Adm. Chas. Clark, born here in 1843, was Captain of the “Oregon”, which sailed around the Cape Horn to defeat Spanish at Santiago Bay in 1898.
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
Location. 44° 0.007′ N, 72° 7.432′ W. Marker is in Bradford, Vermont, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (US 5) and Wright's Ave. on Main Street (US 5). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bradford VT 05033, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rear Admiral Charles Edgar Clark U.S.N. (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Bradford (approx. 1.1 miles away); Haverhill Corner Historic District (approx. 3.8 miles away in New Hampshire); The Bedell Bridge (approx. 4 miles away in New Hampshire); General Jacob Bayley (approx. 6.3 miles away); Jacob Bayley (approx. 6.4 miles away); Nathaniel Niles (approx. 6.4 miles away); Samuel Morey (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bradford.
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