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Shoreham in Addison County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Levi P. Morton

Statesman and Banker lived early years in Vermont

 
 
Levi P. Morton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dennis Gilkenson, June 24, 2016
1. Levi P. Morton Marker
Inscription.  
Levi Parsons Morton, son of a minister, was born on this site, May 16, 1824, and for 8 years lived in Shoreham. He became a New York City banker, Member of Congress, Minister to France, Vice-President under President Harrison, and Governor of New York.
 
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is May 16, 1824.
 
Location. 43° 53.574′ N, 73° 18.966′ W. Marker is in Shoreham, Vermont, in Addison County. Marker is on School Road, 0.1 miles south of Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shoreham VT 05770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys (approx. 3 miles away); Shoreham Covered Railroad Bridge (approx. 3.8 miles away); Larrabee’s Point (approx. 4 miles away); A Layered Legacy (approx. 4.8 miles away in New York); Garrison Garden (approx. 4.9 miles away in New York); Breaking Ground
Wideview of Levi P. Morton marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dennis Gilkenson, June 24, 2016
2. Wideview of Levi P. Morton marker
(relocated to School Road green)
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(approx. 4.9 miles away in New York); Hut Sites (approx. 4.9 miles away in New York); Near this spot stood Montcalm (approx. 4.9 miles away in New York). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shoreham.
 
Also see . . .  Levi P. Morton - United States Senate. (Submitted on June 28, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2016, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2016, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 5, 2022