Fort Bridgman Marker

Fort Bridgman Marker (HMWDN)

Location: Vernon, VT 05354 Windham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 47.394', W 72° 31.938'

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Fort BridgmanThe first white settlementIn Vernon, Vt.Built in 1737,The scene of many Indian massacresSacked and burned by the IndiansFor the third timeJune 27, 1755,After having slainCaleb HoweAnd taken captive fourteen personsAmong whom were his wifeJemima HoweAnd her seven children.
Land given for this purpose by the Hubbard BrothersThis boulder from the "Howe Farm"Was contributed byHon. George E. HoweOf Boston, Mass.A lineal descendant of Caleb and Jemima Howe
Erected by the town of Vernon, June 27, 1911.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1911
Placed ByBrattleboro Chapter Daughter of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 1:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 701827 N 4740437
Decimal Degrees42.78990000, -72.53230000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 47.394', W 72° 31.938'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 47' 23.64" N, 72° 31' 56.28" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2009 Vernon Rd, Vernon VT 05354, US
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