Ferrisburgh in Addison County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Home of Rowland E. Robinson
Writer of Vermont Folklore
Here in 1833, Rowland E. Robinson was born of Quaker parentage. He became a popular illustrator and interpreter of nature and Yankee dialect. "Rokeby" was a station on the "Underground R.R." Here are the blind authorís memorabilia.
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
Location. 44° 13.349′ N, 73° 14.341′ W. Marker is in Ferrisburgh, Vermont, in Addison County. Marker is on U.S. 7, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4334 US Route 7, Ferrisburgh VT 05456, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Convention (approx. 1.2 miles away); Macdonough Shipyard (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Vergennes Pump House (approx. 3.9 miles away); Early Life Along Otter Creek in Vergennes (approx. 4 miles away); Commerce at the Crossroads (approx. 4 miles away); The Charlotte Whale (approx. 4.4 miles away); Quinlan Schoolhouse (approx. 6.1 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is located at the entrance to the Rokeby Museum.
Also see . . . Rokeby Museum. (Submitted on August 4, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • Arts, Letters, Music •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.