Mendon in Rutland County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Edward Hastings Ripley
November 11, 1839 - September 14, 1915
After the Civil War, Ripley had an estate and horse farm in Mendon, with interests in banking, marble and hotels. He donated land for the town hall and represented Mendon in the state legislature. His warhorse Old John is buried at the inscribed stone near the old sugarhouse.
Erected 2016 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Location. 43° 39.013′ N, 72° 55.683′ W. Marker is in Mendon, Vermont, in Rutland County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 4 and Esquiline Parkway, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 4. Touch for map. Located in the Maple Sugar & Vermont Spice parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 45 US-4, Rutland VT 05701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Vincent (approx. Martin Henry Freeman (approx. 3˝ miles away); Fort Rutland Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); John Deere (approx. 3.6 miles away); Old State House (approx. 3.7 miles away); a different marker also named Old State House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Green Mountain Boys (approx. 3.7 miles away); Rutland World War I Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Edward H. Ripley. Wikipedia (Submitted on May 11, 2017.)
2. Edward Hastings Ripley. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (Submitted on May 11, 2017.)
Categories. • Animals • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2017, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2017, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.