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Fairlee, Vermont Historical Markers

 
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By Dennis Gilkenson, October 8, 2019
Wide View of Camp Farnsworth Marker
Vermont (Orange County), Fairlee — Camp Farnsworth Outdoor Camp for Girls
In 1909 Charles “Chelebe” and Charlotte “Madama” Farnsworth established Camp Hanoum for young women to experience the outdoors, gain confidence, skills, and strength in rural Vermont. Meaning “gracious lady,” . . . — Map (db m141188) HM
Vermont (Orange County), Fairlee — Nathaniel Niles 1741 – 1828
Revolutionary War patriot and author of the popular ode "The American Hero," written in celebration of the Battle of Bunker Hill, Nathaniel Niles was an original settler of Fairlee, then founder of West Fairlee, and first minister of this church. He . . . — Map (db m65091) HM
Vermont (Orange County), Fairlee — Samuel Morey Pioneer Inventor of Steam and Gas Engines lived here
Samuel Morey, resident of Orford and later Fairlee, successfully operated a steamboat on the Conn. River in 1793. Making over 4000 experiments, this early scientist patented an internal combustion engine in 1826 to anticipate the age of the motor . . . — Map (db m32118) HM

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