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Bolton in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Long Trail

 
 
The Long Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dennis Gilkenson, June 8, 2020
1. The Long Trail Marker
Inscription.  “Footpath in the Wilderness” extends length of state. This 261 – mile hiker’s trail, built by the Green Mountain club during the years 1910-29, extends along the mountain summits from the Mass. State line to the Canadian border. Convenient shelters are provided for the hiker at regular intervals.
 
Erected by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Resources. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
 
Location. 44° 22.764′ N, 72° 54.72′ W. Marker is in Bolton, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Marker is on Vermont Route 2, on the left when traveling east. Marker is in the Long Trail parking lot, east of Notch Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waterbury VT 05676, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edmunds' Birthplace (approx. 2½ miles away); Huntington Gorge / Deaths at the Huntington Gorge (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Round Church / Richmond, Vermont (approx. 4½ miles away); The Citizens of Richmond
Long Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dennis Gilkenson, June 8, 2020
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(approx. 4½ miles away); Richmond's Fallen Son (approx. 4½ miles away); A Tribute to the Cochran Family of Richmond, VT (approx. 4½ miles away); "Snowflake" Bentley (approx. 6.9 miles away); Dr. Henry Janes (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Long Trail (Wikipedia). (Submitted on June 11, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2020, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2020, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 2, 2022