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Wallingford in Rutland County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Old Stone Shop

Built in 1848, by Batcheller & Sons, makers of pitchforks

 
 
Old Stone Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dennis Gilkenson, June 24, 2016
1. Old Stone Shop Marker
Inscription.
For many years after 1808, farm implements were manufactured here. Lyman Batcheller & his sons bought the forge in 1835, and their forks became famous throughout the U.S. and Europe. In 1902 they merged with the firm making True Temper products, which re-built the Inn.
 
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Location. 43° 28.118′ N, 72° 58.681′ W. Marker is in Wallingford, Vermont, in Rutland County. Marker is on S. Main Street (U.S. 7) 0.1 miles south of Church Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 S. Main Street, Wallingford VT 05773, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paul P. Harris (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kingsley Grist Mill (approx. 4.3 miles away); Thomas Morgan House (approx. 7 miles away); A. W. Gray & Sons (approx. 7.1 miles away); Middletown Springs War Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away); Brown Bridge (approx. 7.4 miles away); Pearl S. Buck (approx. 8.5 miles away); Village of Mechanicsville (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Wideview of Old Stone Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 27, 2016
2. Wideview of Old Stone Shop Marker
Old Stone Shop image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 27, 2016
3. Old Stone Shop
Now houses a boutique called "Handmade in Vermont"
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont.   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 August 29, 2016.
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