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

Settlers’ House and Barn

1846 East Charlotte, Vermont Moved to Museum: 1955

 
 
Settlers' House and Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
1. Settlers' House and Barn Marker
Inscription.

The Settlers' House is constructed of hand-hewn beech and pine timbers. In the 18th and early 19th centuries, Vermont settlers, loggers, and trappers often built similar temporary log homes. Research suggests that this particular example was constructed in the mid-19th century by a French Canadian settler working in the lumbering industry.

The current exhibits in the cabin, replica barn, and gardens reflect life in late 18th-century Vermont. Household implements, textiles, furnishings, and tools provide a glimpse into the range of skills required to establish a new Vermont homestead.
 
Erected by the Shelburne Museum.
 
Location. 44° 22.572′ N, 73° 13.79′ W. Marker is in Shelburne, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Touch for map. Marker and buildings 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. Sawmill (here, next to this marker); Dorset House (within shouting distance of this marker); Webb Gallery (within shouting distance of this marker); Covered Bridge

Settlers' House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
2. Settlers' House and Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stencil House (about 300 feet away); Prentis House (about 300 feet away); Dutton House (about 300 feet away); General Store (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelburne.
 
Also see . . .  Settlers' House and Barn. (Submitted on November 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
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 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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