Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bradford in Orange County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Bradford

Home of Maker of 1st Globes and Birthplace of Adm. Clark

 
 
*NEW* Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 29, 2017
1. *NEW* Bradford Marker
Inscription.
James Wilson, a Bradford farmer and self-taught engraver, in early 1800s made and sold the first geographical globes in the U.S. Adm. Chas. Clark, born here in 1843, was Captain of the “Oregon”, which sailed around the Cape Horn to defeat Spanish at Santiago Bay in 1898.
 
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Location. 43° 59.55′ N, 72° 7.71′ W. Marker is in Bradford, Vermont, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 5) 0.1 miles south of Bank Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in a park across from the Bradford Mill building (which houses a restaurant and pub). Marker is in this post office area: Bradford VT 05033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rear Admiral Charles Edgar Clark U.S.N. (within shouting distance of this marker); Hooker Family House (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Bradford (approx. 1.7 miles away); Haverhill Corner Historic District (approx. 4.3 miles away in New Hampshire); The Bedell Bridge (approx.
Wideview of Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 29, 2017
2. Wideview of Bradford Marker
4 miles away in New Hampshire); Nathaniel Niles (approx. 5.9 miles away); Samuel Morey (approx. 6 miles away); The Ridge (approx. 6 miles away in New Hampshire). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bradford.
 
More about this marker. Marker has been refurbished and moved. It used to be at the corner of Main and Wright but is now in a park 0.6 miles south.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable PersonsWaterways & Vessels
 
*OLD* Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 24, 2013
3. *OLD* Bradford Marker
Wideview of Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 24, 2013
4. Wideview of Bradford Marker
(previous location)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2017, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.   3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement