Ferrisburgh in Addison County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Home of Rowland E. Robinson
Writer of Vermont Folklore
Here in 1833, Rowland E. Robinson was born of Quaker parentage. He became a popular illustrator and interpreter of nature and Yankee dialect. "Rokeby" was a station on the "Underground R.R." Here are the blind author’s memorabilia.
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
Location. 44° 13.349′ N, 73° 14.341′ W. Marker is in Ferrisburgh, Vermont, in Addison County. Marker is on U.S. 7, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4334 US Route 7, Ferrisburgh VT 05456, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Convention (approx. 1.2 miles away); Macdonough Shipyard (approx. 3.8 miles away); Commodore Thomas Macdonough (approx. 3.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Vergennes 150th Anniversary (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Bixby Memorial Free Library (approx. World War Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Vergennes Pump House (approx. 3.9 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is located at the entrance to the Rokeby Museum.
Also see . . . Rokeby Museum. (Submitted on August 4, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • Arts, Letters, Music •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 457 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.