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Brattleboro in Windham County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Naulahka

Rudyard Kipling’s Home near Brattleboro for 4 years

 
 
Naulahka Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 5, 2009
1. Naulahka Marker
Inscription.  After marriage to the American, Caroline Balestier, and after visiting her home, famed British writer built isolated “Naulahka”. Here he wrote the “Jungle Books” and other stories, and two daughters were born. In 1896 the Kiplings returned to England.
Private home. West 2 miles.
 
Erected by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 42° 52.872′ N, 72° 33.526′ W. Marker is in Brattleboro, Vermont, in Windham County. Marker is at the intersection of Putney Road (Vermont Route 9) and Black Mountain Road, on the left when traveling north on Putney Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brattleboro VT 05301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Primary Peace Corps Training Site (approx. ¾ mile away); Brattleboro Veterans Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); Brattleboro Civil War Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); Memorial Tree
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); The First Building of the Centre Congregational Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Centre Congregational Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Brattleboro / Molly Stark Byway (approx. 2.1 miles away); Madame Sherri Forest (approx. 2.4 miles away in New Hampshire). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brattleboro.
 
Naulahka Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 5, 2009
2. Naulahka Marker
Naulahka, Home of Rudyard Kipling image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 5, 2009
3. Naulahka, Home of Rudyard Kipling
This house is private property. Please do not block the driveway, disturb the occupants, or trespass onto the property.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,159 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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