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

Preservation of the Colchester Reef Lighthouse

 
 
Preservation of the Colchester Reef Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
1. Preservation of the Colchester Reef Lighthouse Marker
Inscription.

Preservation of the
Colchester Reef Lighthouse
for future generations was made
possible by a gift from
Frederick A. McCarthy
in loving memory of his mother
Myrtle Button who was born in the
Lighthouse in 1888

 
Erected by the Shelburne Museum.
 
Location. 44° 22.517′ N, 73° 13.882′ 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. Colchester Reef Lighthouse Relocation (here, next to this marker); Lighthouse (a few steps from this marker); Diamond Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Owl Cottage Activity Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ticonderoga (about 300 feet away); Pleissner Gallery (about 300 feet away); Ticonderoga (about 300 feet away); Webb Gallery (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelburne.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Colchester Reef Light, Shelburne, Vermont. (Submitted on November 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Colchester Reef Lighthouse and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
2. Colchester Reef Lighthouse and Markers

2. Colchester Reef Lighthouse. (Submitted on November 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Shelburne Museum Story. (Submitted on November 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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