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Wideview of Henry M. Leland Marker image, Touch for more information
By Kevin Craft, July 4, 2014
Wideview of Henry M. Leland Marker
Vermont (Orleans County), Barton — Henry M. LelandDesigner of Cadillac and Lincoln Automobiles
Born in Barton on February 16, 1843 to a hard working farm family, Henry Leland carried into his life the strength and quality of his family’s work ethic adding to it his gift and love for precision. By 1890, Leland was in Detroit where he had . . . — Map (db m75107) HM
Vermont (Orleans County), Brownington — Old Stone HouseHistorical Society Museum
In 1836, Rev. Alexander Twilight, the schoolmaster of the Orleans County Grammar School, on a main stage route to Canada, built this structure, Athenian Hall, as a dormitory for his pupils. It now holds the interesting collection of the County . . . — Map (db m85871) HM
Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Derby Academy1840-1967 — The Oldest Incorporated School in Orleans County
On this site the Derby Literary and Theological Institute - a private boarding school - was founded by the Danville Baptist Association on one acre of land given by Lemuel Richmond and Benjamin Hinman. Colonel Chester Carpenter led a campaign for . . . — Map (db m75586) HM
Vermont (Orleans County), Derby Line — Haskell Free Library and Opera House
This structure is doubly unusual: it not only straddles the Canada-United States boundary but also contains the rare combination of a library and a theatre. Built between 1901 and 1904 as the gift of the Haskell family of Vermont, it testifies to . . . — Map (db m75167) HM
Vermont (Orleans County), Derby Line — VermontOrleans County Route
Derby Line demonstrates the goodwill between Canada & the United States with its International Rotary Club, and Haskell Library and Opera House built astride the boundary line. Southward in Orleans County lie two of New England’s most beautiful . . . — Map (db m75259) HM
Vermont (Orleans County), Glover — Runaway Pond
On this site, on June 6, 1810 settlers dug an outlet to the north from what was then known as Long Pond. The retaining bank collapsed, causing all water from the 1.5-mile long pond to be discharged toward Barton River, and on to Lake Memphremagog, . . . — Map (db m75120) HM

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