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Shelburne in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Toy Shop

Constructed On-site: ca. 1949

 
 
Toy Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2017
1. Toy Shop Marker
Inscription.

Built adjacent to the Variety Unit to reflect the "continuous architecture" building style common throughout New England, the Toy Shop displays an array of children's playthings: transportation toys, mechanical banks, an operating model train, dolls and doll accessories, and wooden toys typical of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
 
Erected by the Shelburne Museum.
 
Location. 44° 22.667′ N, 73° 13.76′ W. Marker is in Shelburne, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Touch for map. Marker and building are on the Shelburne Museum grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6000 Shelburne Road (US Hwy 7), Shelburne VT 05482, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Variety Unit (here, next to this marker); Hat and Fragrance Textile Gallery (a few steps from this marker); Stone Cottage (a few steps from this marker); Smokehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Stagecoach Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaker Shed (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelburne.
 
Also see . . .

Toy Shop and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2017
2. Toy Shop and Marker
 The Shelburne Museum Story. (Submitted on October 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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