Ferrisburgh in Addison County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Home of Rowland E. Robinson
Writer of Vermont Folklore
Here in 1833, Rowland E. Robinson was born of Quaker parentage. He became a popular illustrator and interpreter of nature and Yankee dialect. "Rokeby" was a station on the "Underground R.R." Here are the blind authorís memorabilia.
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
Location. 44° 13.349′ N, 73° 14.341′ W. Marker is in Ferrisburgh, Vermont, in Addison County. Marker is on U.S. 7, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4334 US Route 7, Ferrisburgh VT 05456, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Convention (approx. 1.2 miles away); Macdonough Shipyard (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Vergennes Pump House (approx. 3.9 miles away); Early Life Along Otter Creek in Vergennes (approx. 4 miles away); Commerce at the Crossroads (approx. 4 miles away); The Charlotte Whale (approx. 4.4 miles away); Benedict Arnold (approx. 8.2 miles away); Chester Arthur (approx. 9.7 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is located at the entrance to the Rokeby Museum.
Also see . . . Rokeby Museum. (Submitted on August 4, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • Arts, Letters, Music •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.