Fort Frederick

Fort Frederick (HM1IJD)

Location: Burlington, VT 05401 Chittenden County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 29.38', W 73° 11.183'

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Near this site in 1773 the first settlers Ira Allen and his uncle Remember Baker built of hewed timbers the block house called Fort Frederick as a protection from Indians and Yorkers
It had 32 port holes and in it were held the meetings of the Proprietors of Burlington between June 6, 1774 and May 1, 1775 Ira Allen being clerk
Later Allen's house, with a large garden stood a few roads northeast of here and in it was held the first session of County Court, November, 1785
Below the falls, Allen built the schooner "Liberty"
Year Placed1914
Placed ByVermont Society Sons of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 644204 N 4927861
Decimal Degrees44.48966667, -73.18638333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 29.38', W 73° 11.183'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 29' 22.8" N, 73° 11' 10.98" 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 1-15 US-2, Burlington VT 05401, US
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