Consul to Lisbon was first to import Merino sheep to U.S.In 1811 Consul Jarvis brought from Spain to his farm in Weathersfield Bow the prized Merino sheep, whose longer fiber revolutionized the woolen industry and stimulated sheep raising throughout the East. In the 1830's Merinos were the state's principal livestock.
|Placed By||Vermont Historic Sites Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 11:39am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 710161 N 4803504|
|Decimal Degrees||43.35500000, -72.40666667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 21.3', W 72° 24.4'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 21' 18.00" N, 72° 24' 24.00" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1161 US-5, Weathersfield VT 05156, US|
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