Roxbury Fish Culture Station

Roxbury Fish Culture Station (HM1YKR)

Location: Roxbury, VT Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 3.904', W 72° 44.64'

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Commonly called the fish hatchery, this culture station was established in 1891, making it the oldest state hatchery in Vermont. Built in response to the dwindling fish population, the hatchery was funded by an initial state appropriation of $2,400 and built on land donated by Hon. E.N. Spaulding. This site was chosen for its abundant spring water and proximity to the Central Vermont Railroad line. The hatchery building was built in 1891, with an ice house added in 1894 and carriage barn in 1897. The first fry plants in 1892 consisted of brook, lake and rainbow trout. The fish culture station operated with earthen ponds until 2011, when it was heavily damaged by Tropical Storm Irene. A modern facility has since replaced it.
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HM NumberHM1YKR
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Year Placed2016
Placed ByVermont Division for Historic Preservation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 680676 N 4881574
Decimal Degrees44.06506667, -72.74400000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 3.904', W 72° 44.64'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 3' 54.24" N, 72° 44' 38.4" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3550-3942 VT-12A, Roxbury VT , US
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