Randolph Center in Orange County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Home of Justin Morgan
In 1791, Schoolmaster Justin Morgan brought into Vermont the colt that was to bear his name and to make them both famous. This Morgan horse which Justin Morgan took as payment of a debt, became the ancestor of one of the greatest breeds of horses ever established in America.
Erected 1958 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
Location. 43° 56.382′ N, 72° 36.41′ W. Marker is in Randolph Center, Vermont, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street 0.1 miles south of Vermont Route 66, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is located at the entrance to the Vermont Technical College campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 Main Street, Randolph Center VT 05061, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jonathan Peckham Miller (within shouting distance of this marker); Randolph State Normal School (within shouting distance of this marker); Tunbridge World's Fair (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Floating Bridge (approx. 7.1 miles away); Eighteen Hundred And Froze To Death / United Church Of Bethel (approx. 7.6 Site of 1780 Raid (approx. 7.8 miles away); Wagon Wheels Farm (approx. 8.6 miles away); The Royalton Raid (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Randolph Center.
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 28, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. American Morgan Horse Association: Origin of the Morgan Horse. (Submitted on December 28, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Vermont Morgan Horse Association: Justin Morgan. (Submitted on December 28, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • Animals • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 28, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 3. submitted on May 21, 2017, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of Justin Morgan Grave, Randolph Center Cemetery
• Photo of the Figure, the original Morgan, Grave, Tunbridge • Can you help?