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

The Battery

 
 
The Battery stone marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 19, 2014
1. The Battery stone marker
Inscription.
The battery of thirteen guns on this ground repulsed an attack of three British gunboats June 13 1813
It was the defense of Burlington and of the United States Army here encamped during the war of 1812
This tablet was erected by the Green Mountain Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
 
Erected 1898 by Green Mountain Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 44° 28.836′ N, 73° 13.171′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Marker can be reached from Battery Street. Click for map. Marker is located in Battery Park. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington VT 05401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Howard William Plant memorial (a few steps from this marker); William Wells (a few steps from this marker); Battery Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment (about 400 feet away); Little Italy (about 600 feet away); Quadricentennial Celebration
Wideview of The Battery stone marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 19, 2014
2. Wideview of The Battery stone marker
Statue of General William Wells can be seen in the background
(approx. mile away); Celebrating Champlain (approx. mile away); Saint-Joseph Parish (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Burlington.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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