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St. Johnsbury, Vermont Historical Markers

 
Court House Grounds & Park Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, July 9, 2017
Court House Grounds & Park Marker (wide view)
Vermont (Caledonia County), St. Johnsbury — Court House Grounds & Park
On June 28, 1790, Jonathan Arnold donated the land now occupied by the courthouse and park to the "South Parish" of the Village of St. Johnsbury for use as a "Buryal Ground." By 1855 the burial ground had fallen into disrepair. Families . . . — Map (db m116650) HM
Vermont (Caledonia County), St. Johnsbury — First American Platform Scale
After experimenting with new types of farm equipment, plows, and stoves, Thaddeus Fairbanks invented the platform scale here in 1830. With his brothers Erastus and Joseph, he founded the company which still bears their name. Many St. Johnsbury . . . — Map (db m74468) HM
Vermont (Caledonia County), St. Johnsbury — First American Platform Scale
After experimenting with new types of farm equipment, plows and stoves, Thaddeus Fairbanks invented the platform scale here in 1830. With his brothers Erastus and Joseph, he founded the company which still bears their name. Many St. Johnsbury . . . — Map (db m77603) HM
Vermont (Caledonia County), St. Johnsbury — St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
(National Register of Historic Places Plaque) St. Johnsbury Athenaeum Has been designated a National Historic Landmark This building possesses National Significance in commemorating the history of the . . . — Map (db m116649) HM
Vermont (Caledonia County), St. Johnsbury — St. Johnsbury Trade School
Vermont's first and for many years only four year vocational school opened on Western Avenue on September 3, 1918. Needing skilled workers during World War I, Fairbanks, Morse & Co. started an all-day co-operative school where young men could learn . . . — Map (db m77584) HM

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