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Norwich in Windsor County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Early Settlers & Allen R. Foley

 
 
Early Settlers & Allen R. Foley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 19, 2010
1. Early Settlers & Allen R. Foley Marker
Inscription.  Site of a log hut where the Hutchinson and Messenger Families were the first to winter in Norwich in 1765.
Erected by the Norwich Historical Society in memory of Professor Allen Rich Foley, Vermont Legislator and Historian 1898-1978.

 
Erected by Norwich Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 43° 42.221′ N, 72° 18.058′ W. Marker is in Norwich, Vermont, in Windsor County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Trescott Road (Alternate Vermont Route 10) and River Road. The marker is located in a park at the Vermont shore of the Connecticut River on the approach to the Ledyard Bridge, on the south side of the bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norwich VT 05055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Senior Fence" (approx. 0.6 miles away in New Hampshire); Theta Chi Fraternity (approx. 0.7 miles away); American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different
Wide view of the Early Settlers & Allen R. Foley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 19, 2010
2. Wide view of the Early Settlers & Allen R. Foley Marker
Looking from the Vermont shoreline across to the Connecticut River to Hanover, New Hampshire.
marker also named Theta Chi Fraternity (approx. 0.7 miles away); Town of Norwich (approx. ¾ mile away); Alden Partridge (approx. ¾ mile away); First Public Grammar School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Norwich Honor Roll (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norwich.
 
Also see . . .  Google Books: A history of Norwich, Vermont By Merritt Elton Goddard, Henry Villiers Partridge. (Submitted on June 23, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
 
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