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

"Snowflake" Bentley

Jericho's world famous snowflake authority

 
 
"Snowflake" Bentley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, 2013
1. "Snowflake" Bentley Marker
Inscription.  For fifty years Wilson A. Bentley, a farmer and self taught scientist, developed his technique of photomicrography to reveal to the world the grandeur and mystery of the snowflake — its universal hexagonal shape and its infinite number of lovely designs.
 
Erected 2003 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 44° 28.174′ N, 72° 58.38′ W. Marker is in Jericho, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Marker is at the intersection of Brown's Trace Road and Jericho Center Circle, on the right when traveling north on Brown's Trace Road. Marker is located on the town green in Jericho. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jericho VT 05465, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chittenden Mills (approx. 2.7 miles away); District No. 5 Schoolhouse (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Round Church / Richmond, Vermont (approx. 5 miles away); The Citizens of Richmond
Wideview of "Snowflake" Bentley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, 2013
2. Wideview of "Snowflake" Bentley Marker
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(approx. 5 miles away); Richmond's Fallen Son (approx. 5.1 miles away); A Tribute to the Cochran Family of Richmond, VT (approx. 5.1 miles away); Edmunds' Birthplace (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Long Trail (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Snowflake Bentley. (Submitted on June 11, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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