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Derby Line in Orleans County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Vermont

Orleans County Route

 
 
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By Kevin Craft, July 4, 2014
1. Vermont Marker
Inscription.  
Derby Line demonstrates the goodwill between Canada & the United States with its International Rotary Club, and Haskell Library and Opera House built astride the boundary line. Southward in Orleans County lie two of New England’s most beautiful lakes: Memphremagog and Willoughby.
 
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 45° 0.263′ N, 72° 6.02′ W. Marker is in Derby Line, Vermont, in Orleans County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 5) 0.1 miles north of Baxter Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the right immediately after clearing U.S. Customs at Derby Line. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 Main Street, Derby Line VT 05830, 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. Haskell Free Library and Opera House (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Derby Academy (approx. 4.1 miles away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away);
Wideview of Vermont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 4, 2014
2. Wideview of Vermont Marker
Derby Line town office in the background
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Arrival of the Railroad / L'Arrivée du Chemin de Fer (approx. 7 miles away); Tour Boats on the Lake / Les Bateaux de Randonnée sur le Lac (approx. 7 miles away); Pomerleau Park (approx. 7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is located in front of the Derby Line town office.
 
Wideview of Vermont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 4, 2014
3. Wideview of Vermont Marker
Derby Line Customs and Immigration building in the background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 391 times since then. Last updated on July 11, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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