Bradford - Bradford VT
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 44° 00.005 W 072° 07.421
18T E 730609 N 4875904
Quick Description: This Vermont Historical Marker is for Bradford - Home of Maker of 1st Globes and Birthplace of Adm. Clark. It on N Main St (Hwy 5) at Wrights Ave in Bradford, Vermont.
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 12/7/2010 4:42:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMA9D2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 9

Long Description:
~ text from marker ~
Home of Maker of 1st Globes and Birthplace of Adm. Clark
James Wilson, a Bradford farmer and self-taught engraver, in the early 1800's made and sold the first geographical globes in the U.S.
Adm. Chas. Clark, born here in 1843, was Captain of the "Oregon", which sailed around Cape Horn to defeat Spanish at Santiago Bay in 1898.
Vermont Historic Sites Commission
Marker Name: Bradford

Location: Bradford

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