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Woodstock, Vermont Historical Markers

 
Wide view of the Hiram Powers Marker image, Touch for more information
By Paul Crumlish, June 19, 2010
Wide view of the Hiram Powers Marker
Vermont (Windsor County), Woodstock — Hiram Powers
Hiram Powers, one of the most famous nineteenth century sculptors, was born in 1805 in a farmhouse that stood on this hillside. Although he went west with his family at a young age, and took up residence in Florence, Italy, in 1837, Powers always . . . — Map (db m32221) HM
Vermont (Windsor County), Woodstock — Justin Morgan
On this site the progenitor of the famous Morgan breed of horses was owned by Sheriff William Rice about 1800. Justin Morgan took his name from that of the singing schoolmaster who originally brought him to Vermont, but who lost possession of the . . . — Map (db m23168) HM
Vermont (Windsor County), Woodstock — Marianne Gaillard Faulkner
Marker Front: Born September 19, 1859, in Mobile, Alabama, Marianne Gaillard married Edward Daniels Faulkner in 1885. Edward owned Johnson & Faulkner, a very successful and prosperous upholstery firm in New York City The couple bought the . . . — Map (db m64888) HM
Vermont (Windsor County), Woodstock — Site of First Ski Tow in the United StatesWoodstock, Vermont
In January, 1934, on this pasture hill of Clinton Gilbert’s farm an endless-rope tow, powered by a Model “T” Ford engine, hauled skiers uphill for the first time.
This ingenious contraption launched a new era in winter sports. — Map (db m50866) HM
Vermont (Windsor County), Woodstock — Taftsville Covered Bridge
The Taftsville Covered Bridge is a rare example of early vernacular wooden truss covered bridges in the United States. All evidence indicates the builder, a longtime Taftsville resident named Solomon Emmons III, used no existing patented bridge . . . — Map (db m79953) HM
Vermont (Windsor County), Woodstock — Woodstock
Marker Front: Was chartered by New Hampshire Royal Governor Benning Wentworth in 1761. It was named the Shire Town of Windsor County in 1786 and quickly became a prosperous manufacturing and commercial center. The town has been home to George . . . — Map (db m32195) HM
Vermont (Windsor County), Woodstock — Woodstock Civil War Memorial
[ East face ] In Memory of the Boys of Woodstock and Vicinity Who Served in the Army And Navy of the Nation in the War of the Rebellion of ’61 to ’65. [ South face ] From Big Bethel to Appomattox. . . . — Map (db m23169) HM

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