Newbury in Orange County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Colonel Thomas Johnson
1742 - 1819
One of the first settlers of Newbury, 1762,
Influential in organizing the town and state;
Aid to General Lincoln at Ticonderoga, 1777,
A prisoner in Canada 1781,
Elected representative ten times.
This marks the location of the first settlement of the town.
Erected by His descendants (under the auspices of Oxbow Chapter D.A.R.).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 44° 5.689′ N, 72° 2.84′ W. Marker is in Newbury, Vermont, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 5) 0.6 miles north of Oxbow Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3737 Main Street (US 5), Newbury VT 05051, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bayley-Hazen Military Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); Col. Thomas Johnson (approx. half a mile away); Elmbank Ebenezer MacKintosh (approx. one mile away in New Hampshire); Soldiers of Haverhill Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away in New Hampshire); Jacob Bayley (approx. 1.2 miles away); General Jacob Bayley (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newbury.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2015, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 261 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2015, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.