Northern New England Villages

Encouraging the preservation and restoration of towns and villages in Northern New England (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont) via picture galleries, blogging, forums, social media and more . . .

VT Road Marker Samuel Morey Fairlee

VT Road Marker Samuel Morey Fairlee

Inscriptoin: “Samuel Morey, resident of Orford (New Hampshire) and later Fairlee (Vermont), 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.”

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