Thaddeus Stevens

Thaddeus Stevens (HMDLZ)

Location: Danville, VT 05828 Caledonia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 24.682', W 72° 8.417'

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Born crippled and poor in Danville in 1792, Stevens was schooled by his mother, Sally Morrill Stevens, and at nearby Caledonia County Grammar School, graduating from Dartmouth College in 1814. He became a brilliant lawyer, committed to racial equality. As an abolitionist Congressman from his adopted state of Pennsylvania and as Chair of the House Ways & Means Committee, he worked to finance the Civil War. He is recognized as the father of the 14th and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and architect of the Reconstruction of the South. He was both renown and reviled for his eloquent call for the abolition of slavery.
Year Placed2006
Placed ByVermont Division for Historic Preservation
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 11:28pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 727687 N 4921542
Decimal Degrees44.41136667, -72.14028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 24.682', W 72° 8.417'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 24' 40.92" N, 72° 8' 25.02" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2292 Jacks Valley Rd, Danville VT 05828, US
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