Birthplace of William Griffith Wilson, 1895-1971: Co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous

Birthplace of William Griffith Wilson, 1895-1971: Co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (HM1S2L)

Location: Dorset, VT 05253 Bennington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 14.383', W 73° 0.549'

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Bill Wilson was born November 26, 1895, in a room behind the bar at the Wilson House Hotel. From age 11 until entering the Army, he lived at the Griffith House across the church yard from his birthplace. Bill W. wrote the book "Alcoholics Anonymous" which contains the 12-step recovery program for alcoholics. Through this program, a multitude of lives have been saved. Other programs, based on the original 12 steps, exist worldwide for healing individuals and families.
HM NumberHM1S2L
Year Placed1995
Placed ByWilson House Board of Directors
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Date Added Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 661640 N 4789359
Decimal Degrees43.23971667, -73.00915000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 14.383', W 73° 0.549'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 14' 22.98" N, 73° 0' 32.94" 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 2 Village St N, Dorset VT 05253, US
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