Enosburg Falls in Franklin County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Birthplace of Larry Gardner
Larry Gardner was born in the house at 14 School Street on May 13, 1886. After leading Enosburg Falls High School to the 1905 state baseball championship and starring at the University of Vermont for three seasons, Gardner joined the Boston Red Sox in 1908. One of the premier third baseman of his era, Gardner played seventeen seasons in the major leagues, participating in four World Series before retiring in 1924. In 1973 the Society for American Baseball Research chose Gardner as Vermont’s greatest baseball player.
Erected 1996 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1821.
Location. 44° 54.382′ N, 72° 48.26′ W. Marker is in Enosburg Falls, Vermont, in Franklin County. Marker is on School Street, 0.1 miles east of Vermont Route 105, on the left when traveling east. The marker is located on the town green (a.k.a. Lincoln Park), across the street from the USPS post office (which is located at 34 School). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Enosburg Falls VT 05450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Opera House of Enosburg Falls (approx. 0.2 miles away); Patent Medicine in Enosburg Falls (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chester A. Arthur (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sheldon, Vermont (approx. 7 miles away); Colonel Elisha Sheldon (approx. 7.2 miles away); Fenian Raids (approx. 7˝ miles away); Peter Bent Brigham / Brigham Academy (approx. 8˝ miles away); Battle of Eccles Hill (approx. 9.2 miles away in Canada). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Enosburg Falls.
Also see . . . Larry Gardner - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 16, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
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