The Westminster Massacre, a War Memorial

The Westminster Massacre, a War Memorial (HM1UJN)

Location: Putney, VT 05346 Windham County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 4.294', W 72° 27.302'

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Inscription
(east face)
William French
Shot at Westminster
March 13, 1775,
Erected by the State
Of Vermont in 1873.

(north face)
Daniel Houghton
Shot at Westminster
March 13, 1775,
by an act of the
Vermont Legislature of 1904
These Bronze Tablets
Were Placed on this Monument
And the Foundation Reinforced

(west face)
The courthouse was
Located, north 81 ¼ D.
East, 17 rods.
Committee on
Tablets & Reinforcement A.D.1904
L.C. Richardson
J.B. Minard - J.P. Ranney

(south face)
In Memory of William French
Son to Mr. Nathaniel French
Who Was Shot at Westminster
March ye 13th, 1775.
by the Hands of Cruel Ministereal Tools
of George ye 3d,
in the Courthouse at a11a Clock at Night
in the 22nd year of his Age
Here William French his Body lies,
For Murder his Blood For Vengeance Cries,
King George the third his tory crew
tha with a bawl his head shot threw,
For Liberty and his Country's Good,
he Lost his Life, his Dearest Blood.
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HM NumberHM1UJN
Tags
Year Placed1904
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 707199 N 4771905
Decimal Degrees43.07156667, -72.45503333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.294', W 72° 27.302'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 17.64" N, 72° 27' 18.12" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13 Old Cemetery Rd, Putney VT 05346, US
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