Randolph Center in Orange County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Home of Justin Morgan
In 1791, Schoolmaster Justin Morgan brought into Vermont the colt that was to bear his name and to make them both famous. This Morgan horse which Justin Morgan took as payment of a debt, became the ancestor of one of the greatest breeds of horses ever established in America.
Erected 1958 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Education.
Location. 43° 56.382′ N, 72° 36.41′ W. Marker is in Randolph Center, Vermont, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street 0.1 miles south of Vermont Route 66, on the left when traveling south. The marker is located at the entrance to the Vermont Technical College campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 Main Street, Randolph Center VT 05061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Randolph State Normal School (within shouting distance of this marker); Jonathan Peckham Miller (within shouting distance of this marker); Tunbridge World's Fair (approx. The Floating Bridge (approx. 7.1 miles away); Site of 1780 Raid (approx. 7.8 miles away); Wagon Wheels Farm (approx. 8.6 miles away); The Royalton Raid (approx. 9.1 miles away); Jessie LaFountain Bigwood (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Randolph Center.
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Also see . . .
1. Justin Morgan - Vermont Historical Society. Justin Morgan is famous for owning a horse called Figure. This horse became the father of the breed of Morgan horses. (Submitted on December 28, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. American Morgan Horse Association: Origin of the Morgan Horse. (Submitted on December 28, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Vermont Morgan Horse Association: Justin Morgan. (Submitted on December 28, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 3. submitted on May 21, 2017, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. 4. submitted on October 24, 2017, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. 5. submitted on August 29, 2017, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.