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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26AP_the-battle-of-plattsburgh-bay_Burlington-VT.html
The Battle of Plattsburgh Bay 11 September 1812 During the War of 1812, the British again attempted to use Lake Champlain as an invasion route into the United States. Both American and British naval commands constructed large vessels in an eff…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26AO_george-dewey-admiral-of-the-navy-u-s-n_Burlington-VT.html
George Dewey, Admiral of the Navy, U.S.N. 1837-1917 Born in Montpelier, Vermont, George Dewey graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1858. Following service in the Civil War, he held several high-ranking administrative positions in th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26AL_honor-and-tradition_Burlington-VT.html
Honor and Tradition Name Comm Decomm USS Vermont (BB 20) 1907 1920 USS Plattsburg (SP 1645) 1918 1919 USS Converse (DD 291) 1920 1930 USS Dewey (DD 349) 1934 1945 USS Clark (DD 361) 1936 1945 USS Mayo (DD 422) 1940 1946 USS Emmon…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM268A_the-lone-sailor-a-war-memorial_Burlington-VT.html
The Lone Sailor The original bronze sculpture stands at the center of the United States Navy Memorial in Washington DC. In honor of the historical naval actions on Lake Champlain, the Navy Memorial Foundation approved placing The Lone Sailor at…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2682_the-battle-of-valcour-island-a-war-memorial_Burlington-VT.html
The Battle of Valcour Island 11-13 October 1776 In the fall of 1776 a British Naval force left Canada and embarked onto Lake Champlain in an effort to divide and conquer the rebelling thirteen colonies. Positioned off Valcour Island was a flee…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22HH_round-barn_Shelburne-VT.html
The three-story Round Barn was built in 1901 to improve agricultural efficiency on the farm. Hay from the top floor and silage from the central silo dropped through feed chutes to the middle level, where up to sixty cows could be stancioned around…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22H5_covered-bridge_Shelburne-VT.html
Measuring 168 feet in length with two vehicle lanes and a footpath, the Covered Bridge spanned the Lamoille River for more than one hundred years. The bridge's system of parallel-chord trusses and arches, which act in concert to support both the b…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22H1_an-intentional-landscape_Shelburne-VT.html
Shelburne Museum's gardens and grounds, like its other collections, are designed to offer enjoyment, information, and an opportunity for relaxation and reflection. Museum founder Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888-1960) worked with Long Island landscape…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22GV_webb-gallery_Shelburne-VT.html
This building was designed to complement neighboring historic structures. The main block, flanked by matched wings, echoes the symmetry and scale of nearby Dorset House, and the brick fa├žade reflects the construction materials of the Schoolhouse …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22GQ_settlers-house-and-barn_Shelburne-VT.html
The Settlers' House is constructed of hand-hewn beech and pine timbers. In the 18th and early 19th centuries, Vermont settlers, loggers, and trappers often built similar temporary log homes. Research suggests that this particular example was const…
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