Thomas Davenport

Thomas Davenport (HM1M61)

Location: Williamstown, VT 05679 Orange County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 7.354', W 72° 32.481'

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Inventor of the electric motor

Born on the West Hill July 9, 1802.Died at the age of 49, July 6 1851, in Salisbury, VT.Buried in Brandon.Near this tablet stood the blacksmith shop where he learned his trade.He invented and made the firstELECTRIC MOTORin Brandon, Vermont in 1834.He had a "VISION" of thegreat future of electricity,and devoted his life to its development.
HM NumberHM1M61
Year Placed1927
Placed ByW.S. Davenport (Thomas Davenport's nephew)
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Date Added Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 696715 N 4888425
Decimal Degrees44.12256667, -72.54135000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 7.354', W 72° 32.481'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 7' 21.24" N, 72° 32' 28.86" W
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Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2274-2344 VT-14, Williamstown VT 05679, US
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