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Windsor in Windsor County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Constitution House

 
 
Constitution House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 23, 2013
1. Constitution House Marker
Inscription. Windsor, settled in 1764, became the political center of the Upper Connecticut River Valley. Here the Constitution of the “Free and Independent State of Vermont” was adopted at the tavern of Elijah West on July 8, 1777. This constitution was the first to prohibit slavery and establish universal manhood suffrage. Vermont was an independent republic until 1791, when it was admitted into the Union as the 14th state.
 
Erected 1990 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
 
Location. 43° 29.067′ N, 72° 23.117′ W. Marker is in Windsor, Vermont, in Windsor County. Marker is on North Main Street (US 5) just north of Runnemede Lane. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Windsor VT 05089, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cornish-Windsor Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away in New Hampshire); The Farragut Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away in New Hampshire); Salmon Portland Chase (approx. 2 miles away in New Hampshire); Salmond Bridge (approx. 6.5 miles away); Indian Stones (approx. 8 miles
Wideview of Constitution House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 23, 2013
2. Wideview of Constitution House Marker
away); William Jarvis (approx. 9 miles away); Bomber Crash on Hawks Mountain / Crew of B-29A #44-62228 Crashed Perkinsville, Vermont 15 June 1947 (approx. 10.2 miles away); Taftsville Covered Bridge (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Old Constitution House - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 14, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Government
 
Constitution House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 23, 2013
3. Constitution House
Sign on front lawn of Constitution House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 23, 2013
4. Sign on front lawn of Constitution House
Entrance to Constitution House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 23, 2013
5. Entrance to Constitution House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 30, 2016.
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