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Woodstock in Windsor County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Justin Morgan

 
 
Justin Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 3, 2009
1. Justin Morgan Marker
Inscription. On this site the progenitor of the famous Morgan breed of horses was owned by Sheriff William Rice about 1800. Justin Morgan took his name from that of the singing schoolmaster who originally brought him to Vermont, but who lost possession of the later famous horse to Sheriff Rice in payment of a debt.
 
Erected by New England Morgan Horse Association, Inc.
 
Location. 43° 37.58′ N, 72° 30.926′ W. Marker is in Woodstock, Vermont, in Windsor County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Street (U.S. 4) and Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling west on Central Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42 Central Street, Woodstock VT 05091, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodstock Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodstock (approx. mile away); Marianne Gaillard Faulkner (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hiram Powers (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of First Ski Tow in the United States (approx. 1.9 miles away); Taftsville Covered Bridge
Justin Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 3, 2009
2. Justin Morgan Marker
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Theron Boyd House (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bridgewater Veterans Memorial (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodstock.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Justin Morgan - Vermont Historical Society. Justin Morgan is famous for owning a horse called Figure. This horse became the father of the breed of Morgan horses. (Submitted on December 29, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 

2. American Morgan Horse Association: Origin of the Morgan Horse. (Submitted on December 29, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Vermont Morgan Horse Association: Justin Morgan. (Submitted on December 29, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,164 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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