Benedict Arnold

Benedict Arnold (HM1FSY)

Location: Panton, VT 05491 Addison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 8.535', W 73° 21.652'

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Near this spot on the afternoon of October 13, 1776 in the first important naval engagement of the War for Independence
after a battle in which he had displayed great boldness, gallantry and sagacity ran ashore and burned the remnants of the American squadron under his command as the only alternative to its surrender to a British fleet much stronger than his own.

"Never had any force big or small, lived to better purpose or died more gloriously"
- A.T. Mahan
Year Placed1916
Placed ByVermont Society Sons of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 631102 N 4888978
Decimal Degrees44.14225000, -73.36086667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 8.535', W 73° 21.652'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 8' 32.1" N, 73° 21' 39.12" W
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Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1874-2066 Arnold Bay Rd, Panton VT 05491, US
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