Sweet's Ferry

Sweet's Ferry (HM1F3Z)

Location: Isle La Motte, VT 05463 Grand Isle County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 53.034', W 73° 21.25'

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From here, "The Chazy Landing Ferry," completed the major automobile route across northern Lake Champlain from Isle La Motte, VT, to Chazy Landing, NY, before the Rouses Point-Alburgh bridge was built. In 1905 Will Sweet designed, built, owned, and operated the first gasoline powered ferry on Lake Champlain named "The Twins" (for his sons Clinton and Gerald). In 1916 he constructed a larger ferry named "Twin Boys." The ferries operated from 1905-1937 and were prominent on early road maps.
HM NumberHM1F3Z
Year Placed2008
Placed ByVermont Division for Historic Preservation
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 12:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 629978 N 4971370
Decimal Degrees44.88390000, -73.35416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 53.034', W 73° 21.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 53' 2.04" N, 73° 21' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1120-1184 W Shore Rd, Isle La Motte VT 05463, US
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