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

Colchester Reef Lighthouse Relocation

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

In testimony to the
courage and ability of

Robert Francis, Foreman
Donald Francis Wayne Spear Nathan Johnson
Clifford Francis Forrest Emmons

This lighthouse was dismantled
on Colchester Reef, transported
ashore under hazardous conditions,
and brought here in 1952.

Electra H. Webb, Founder


 
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. Preservation of the Colchester Reef Lighthouse (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 . . .
Colchester Reef Lighthouse and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Colchester Reef Lighthouse and Markers

1. History of Colchester Reef Light, Shelburne, Vermont. (Submitted on November 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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.)
 
Categories. CommunicationsMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
 
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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