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Ferrisburgh in Addison County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

“Rokeby”

Home of Rowland E. Robinson
Writer of Vermont Folklore

 
 
"Rokeby" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 1, 2014
1. "Rokeby" Marker
Inscription.
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.
Open to the public during summer

 
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 . . .
Wideview of "Rokeby" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 1, 2014
2. Wideview of "Rokeby" Marker
 Rokeby Museum. (Submitted on August 4, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRArts, Letters, Music
 
Rokeby image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 1, 2014
3. Rokeby
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 11 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.
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