Castleton in Rutland County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
"Vermont's First College"
On this site Castleton State College, Vermont’s first college and the eighteenth oldest in the nation, was first established as the Rutland County Grammar School, chartered by the General Assembly of the Republic of Vermont on October 15, 1787. The College moved to its present campus in 1833.
Erected by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1790.
Location. 43° 36.703′ N, 73° 10.698′ W. Marker is in Castleton, Vermont, in Rutland County. Marker is on Main Street (Alternate U.S. 4) 0.1 miles east of Seminary Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located on the front lawn of the Castleton Free Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 638 Main Street, Castleton VT 05735, 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 "Old Chapel" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Meeting of Allen and Arnold (about 600 feet away); James Hope (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Warren (approx. Conflict at Fort Warren (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edwin L. Drake (approx. 1.7 miles away); Slate Pencil Manufacturing (approx. 3.6 miles away); First Slate Quarry in Western Vermont (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castleton.
Also see . . . Wikipedia - Castleton State College. (Submitted on October 22, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.