Colonel Seth Warner

Colonel Seth Warner (HM1GJW)

Location: Atwater, VT 05201 Bennington County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 53.317', W 73° 12.92'

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Born in

Roxbury (then Woodbury) C.T. May 17, 1743

Resided in

Bennington VT. 1765-1784

Died Dec. 26, 1784 at Roxbury CT

Where he was buried with Honors of War

Age 41

"Tell future ages what a hero done"

This memorial erected by

Colonel Olin Scott

Bennington, A.D. 1910




Right side

Commander of the Green Mountain Boys

in Battles at

Breakenridge Farms, July and Oct. 1771

Otter Creek Falls 1773

Capture of Crown Point May 11, 1775

at Longueil and Invasion of Canada 1775

Hubbardton July 7, 1777

Bennington Aug. 16, 1777

in the Continental Service 1778-1780




Back side


An able statesman and soldier,

he assisted the people of Vermont

to establish their independence and to

organize an independent state government

under which they existed

for a period of 14 years when the state

was admitted to the Federal Union

and during the Revolutionary War aided the

13 colonies in acquiring their Independence




Left side



Col. Warner with the Green Mountain Boys,

won a decisive victory over the British

reinforcements in the second engagement

at Bennington, Aug. 16, 1777,

thus saving the military stores at that place,

crippling Burgoyne Army so as to stop his

invading march and establishing a turning point

in the War of the American Revolution.
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HM NumberHM1GJW
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByColonel Olin Scott
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 11:07am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 645729 N 4749990
Decimal Degrees42.88861667, -73.21533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 53.317', W 73° 12.92'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 53' 19.02" N, 73° 12' 55.2" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-18 Monument Cir, Atwater VT 05201, US
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