Site of the Catamount Tavern - 1767

Site of the Catamount Tavern - 1767 (HM1GKQ)

Location: Spicer, VT 05201 Bennington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 53.087', W 73° 12.808'

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The Catamount Tavern, which was built in 1767, was originally named the Green Mountain Tavern. The Council of Safety and the "Green Mountain Boys" met here from 1767 to 1775. On May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen and 270 men, 40 whom were "Green Mountain Boys", captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British.

The Catamount Tavern burned down in 1871.

The first Post Office was located south of the Catamount Tavern until the building was moved to East Bennington by several yoke of oxen.
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 1:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 645890 N 4749568
Decimal Degrees42.88478333, -73.21346667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 53.087', W 73° 12.808'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 53' 5.22" N, 73° 12' 48.48" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 42-60 Monument Ave, Spicer VT 05201, US
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