Scene of British Attack in War of 1812Here in June 1813, a Vermonter, Lieut. Churchill, and men built a parapet and set up a battery. On Aug. 3 a British gunboat and 2 sloops, 1½ miles offshore, began a cannonade. This attack was repulsed in 20 minutes by the American Battery and by 2 of Commodore Macdonough's armed scows.
|Placed By||Vermont Historic Sites Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:18am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 641520 N 4926837|
|Decimal Degrees||44.48098333, -73.22040000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 28.859', W 73° 13.224'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 28' 51.54" N, 73° 13' 13.44" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 84-98 Battery Park Extension, Burlington VT 05401, US|
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