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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.
Photographed 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1765.
 
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); Hanover World War I Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away in New Hampshire); Thomas E. Byrne, III (approx.
Wide view of the Early Settlers & Allen R. Foley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
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0.6 miles away in New Hampshire); Dartmouth Weather Post (approx. 0.6 miles away in New Hampshire); The Appalachian Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away in New Hampshire); Butterfield Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away in New Hampshire); Wilson Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away in New Hampshire); Theta Chi Fraternity (approx. 0.7 miles away).
 
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.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 977 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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May. 17, 2022