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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1609.
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 markers are Grand Isle 9/11 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Ebenezer Allen (approx. 2.9 miles away); George Jerrison Stannard / Deming-Stannard Farm (approx. 4.6 miles away); Catamount Stadium (approx. 4.7 miles away); Milton Speedway (approx. 5.1 miles away); Colchester Log Schoolhouse (approx. 6.1 miles away); Colchester Causeway / Le remblai de Colchester (approx. 6.2 miles away); Ray W. Collins (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
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 . . . 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 November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,422 times since then and 18 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.