Pioneer Inventor of Steam and Gas Engines lived hereSamuel Morey, resident of Orford and later Fairlee, successfully operated a steamboat on the Conn. River in 1793. Making over 4000 experiments, this early scientist patented an internal combustion engine in 1826 to anticipate the age of the motor car and airplane.
|Placed By||Vermont Historic Sites Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 2:18pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 729312 N 4865471|
|Decimal Degrees||43.90666667, -72.14433333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 54.4', W 72° 8.66'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 54' 24.00" N, 72° 8' 39.60" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 321 US-5, Fairlee VT 05045, US|
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