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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27GW_chester-academy-district-no-20-central-school_Chester-VT.html
Chester Academy A Legislative Act created Chester Academy on October 30, 1814, and it opened March 13, 1815 on this site. A unique hexagonal cupola crowned the Federal-style brick building. Local families financed the school, with the Chester Mas…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2297_civilian-conservation-corps-west-river-forest-camp_Weston-VT.html
This site marks the entrance to the west River C.C.C. Camp. This CCC was part of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and targeted unemployed men 18-25 whose families were on relief. Nationally, over 2.5 million men were hired and paid $30 a mo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ZY3_plymouth-ww1-memorial-a-war-memorial_Plymouth-VT.html
In memory ofWorld War VeteransofPlymouth, Vermont1914 - 1918* Walter Hugh Goodrich* Sheridan Garfield GoodrichVern Linwood HallWalter Charles HallJames Ora MasseyZeb Samuel GoodrichDomenico AvitabileFerris William AyerJohn Joseph SailerFloyd Frank…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ZY2_capt-john-coolidge-flagpole_Plymouth-VT.html
This flagpole, which stood for 30 years on the east wing of the State House in Boston, is presented to the Town of Plymouth by the Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and dedicated to the memory ofCapt. John …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YDC_eighteen-hundred-and-froze-to-death-united-church-of-bethel_Bethel-VT.html
Eighteen Hundred and Froze to DeathThe year 1816 was known worldwide as "the cold year", "the famine year", and "the year without a summer". Vermonters called it "Eighteen Hundred and Froze to Death", as snow fell on June 7 and frosts came every s…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y8X_achsa-w-sprague-1827-1862_Plymouth-VT.html
Achsa Sprague was born and lived in Plymouth Notch, teaching in the stone school by age 12. At 20, she contracted a mysterious disease and spent seven years bedridden, waking one day miraculously cured. Attributing recovery to angelic powers, she …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XMM_veterans-memorial-a-war-memorial_Ludlow-VT.html
Erected in honor of the men and women of Ludlow, Vermont who have served their Country All gave some ....some gave all. back Freedom is not free
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WS6_chester-depot-historical_Chester-VT.html
The first public train arrived here on July 18, 1849, and in December, the Rutland & Burlington Railroad opened the first rail line across Vermont linking the Connecticut River valley at Bellows Falls and Lake Champlain at Burlington. The route pa…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1S49_dorothy-thompson-memorial-common_Woodstock-VT.html
The Dorothy Thompson Memorial Common was established in 2001 by the Barnard Silver Lake Association, a non-profit organization, in memory of the renowned journalist and one of Barnard's outstanding citizens in the years 1928-1962. The Common offer…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1OYH_indian-stones_Reading-VT.html
Side ACommemorate event in early history of Vermont. Captured by Abnakis for ransom at Fort No. 4, Johnson family, Miriam Willard, Peter Labaree, and Ebenezer Farnsworth camped here 30 August 1754 enroute to Montréal. The next day a daughte…
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