Attempted Canadian Invasion North of Here
— 1866 and 1870 —After Civil War, two attempts of Irish patriots to invade Canada and set up a free Irish republic were repulsed between Franklin and Cook's Corners. Fenians gathered in St. Albans, marched via Sheldon to the border but were stopped by Canadian arms and U.S. authorities.
|Placed By||Vermont Division for Historic Preservation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 3:56pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 661819 N 4974151|
|Decimal Degrees||44.90240000, -72.95033333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 54.144', W 72° 57.02'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 54' 8.64" N, 72° 57' 1.20" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 48 Severance Rd, Sheldon VT 05483, US|
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