Milton in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Samuel De Champlain
Historic Lake Islands
Erected 1965 by Vermont Board of Historic Sites.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 44° 37.735′ N, 73° 14.9′ W. Marker is in Milton, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Marker can be reached from Roosevelt Highway (U.S. 2), on the left when traveling west. Marker is at a scenic turnout just west of the entrance for Sand Bar State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milton VT 05468, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Ebenezer Allen (approx. 2.9 miles away); Catamount Stadium (approx. 4.7 miles away); Colchester Log Schoolhouse (approx. 6.1 miles away); Ray W. Collins (approx. 6.4 miles away); Hyde Log Cabin (approx. 7.1 miles away); Colchester (approx. 7.6 miles away); Fort Izard (approx. 8.2 miles away in New York); Addoms - Hagar Burial Ground (approx. 8.3 miles away in New York).
More about this marker. This marker has a twin located at the welcome center off US Hwy 2 in Alburgh, Vermont. The location of this marker is debated, but official Vermont highway maps show that this marker is in the town of Milton, not in South Hero as some claim.
Also see . . .
1. Lake Champlain Islands. (Submitted on February 10, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Samuel de Champlain. (Submitted on February 12, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Champlain Islands 400th Anniversay. marker shown in video. (Submitted on February 12, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. South Hero Island; Sand Bar Bridge
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,261 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on June 18, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos: 1. submitted on February 10, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 2. submitted on September 12, 2016, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. 3. submitted on November 30, 2012, by Steve Bergeron of Milton, Vermont. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.