Castleton in Rutland County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
“Vermont's First College”
On this site Castleton State College, Vermontís first college and the eighteenth oldest in the nation, was first established as the Rutland County Grammar School, chartered by the General Assembly of the Republic of Vermont on October 15, 1787. The College moved to its present campus in 1833.
Erected by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Location. 43° 36.703′ N, 73° 10.698′ W. Marker is in Castleton, Vermont, in Rutland County. Marker is on Main Street (Alternate U.S. 4) 0.1 miles east of Seminary Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located on the front lawn of the Castleton Free Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 638 Main Street, Castleton VT 05735, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The "Old Chapel" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Hope (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Warren (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edwin L. Drake (approx. 1.7 miles away); Slate Pencil Manufacturing (approx. 3.6 miles away); First Slate Quarry in Western Vermont Matthew Lyon (approx. 4.5 miles away); Site of Oldest Union Church in America (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Castleton.
Also see . . . Wikipedia - Castleton State College. (Submitted on October 22, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
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