Captain Samuel Robinson

Captain Samuel Robinson (HM1GKP)

Location: Spicer, VT 05201 Bennington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 53.165', W 73° 12.833'

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Near this spot in 1761

Captain Samuel Robinson

the pioneer settler of Bennington, the first magistrate in what is now Vermont, and during his lifetime, the acknowledged leader of the settlers of the town

built his first log cabin.

Captain Robinson was born in 1705, at Cambridge, Mass. came to Bennington in 1761 after much service in the frontier wars. He was a the head of his company in the Battle of Lake George. He died in London, England, October 27, 1767, while on a mission to the king in the interests of the people of New Hampshire grants.

Erected by

his great great grandson

Samuel L. Robinson

as a tribute to the pioneers

and patriot, and his distinguished

sons, who rendered

great service to the state.

Year Placed1923
Placed BySamuel L. Robinson
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 12:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 645853 N 4749712
Decimal Degrees42.88608333, -73.21388333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 53.165', W 73° 12.833'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 53' 9.9" N, 73° 12' 49.98" W
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Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32 Monument Ave, Spicer VT 05201, US
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