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Middlebury in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Middlebury Blacksmith Shop

— Town of Middlebury Greenway 2005 —

 
 
Middlebury Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, April 2, 2010
1. Middlebury Blacksmith Shop Marker
Inscription.  Westover School located across from the Green was once the location of the original Blacksmith Shop. It was later relocated to Store Rd. near the spot where the old trolley waiting room was once located. The blacksmith shop has a long history dating back to the Civil War times, keeping carriage and work horses trim. Years later, the building was converted into a garage and used to store antique cars.
 
Erected 2005 by Town of Middlebury.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 41° 31.739′ N, 73° 7.66′ W. Marker is in Middlebury, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Store Road and Middlebury Road (Connecticut Route 64), on the right when traveling north on Store Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middlebury CT 06762, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bissel's Store, Middlebury Station (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Middlebury Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile
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away); Middlebury (approx. 0.3 miles away); Julius and Augusta Bronson Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82 (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Trolley (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Middlebury Fire House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lake Quassapaug Station (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middlebury.
 
Middlebury Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, April 2, 2010
2. Middlebury Blacksmith Shop Marker
The Blacksmith Shop Today image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, April 2, 2010
3. The Blacksmith Shop Today
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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