Before the Battle Monument

Before the Battle Monument (HM1GKO)

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

N 42° 53.308', W 73° 12.93'

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was built there was no circular road on this hill top. The original road from Williamstown, Mass. came through Pownal, Vt. to Bennington, and continued straight through the village, over this hill north towards Shaftsbury.


All of the buildings within the new circular road constructed around the Battle Monument were removed They included a carpenter shop, the Vermont Gazette Building (home of Vermont first newspaper), a book binder shop, a cabinet maker shop, a general store, the Cushman Tavern and several homes and barns.


The last building to be torn down was the State Arms Inn shown in this photograph, circa 1870. It was built in 1780 near this spot, and it had a ball room on the third floor.
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 12:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 645716 N 4749973
Decimal Degrees42.88846667, -73.21550000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 53.308', W 73° 12.93'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 53' 18.48" N, 73° 12' 55.8" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19 Monument Cir, Spicer VT 05201, US
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