“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Montpelier in Washington County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)

Ammi B. Young

Ammi B. Young Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 14, 2014
1. Ammi B. Young Marker
This tablet is erected by the
people of Vermont
in appreciation of the architect of this building
Ammi B. Young
born in Lebanon N.H. June 19, 1798
died in Washington D.C. March 13, 1874

Work was commenced on this site in the winter of 1832-1833 and completed in the fall of 1838 Mr. Young serving as superintendent of construction during the last two years. In 1857 fire largely destroyed the interior and dome and they were rebuilt and the wings slightly extended according to the original plans.

This structure is considered by eminent architects as unexcelled in its character and style. It won for the designer and builder a high reputation and for many years prior to his death he was employed in the construction of public buildings at the seat of the National Government.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Liberty Bell Replica marker series.
Location. 44° 15.682′ N, 72° 34.858′ W. Marker is in Montpelier, Vermont, in Washington County. Marker is on State Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montpelier VT 05602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. State House (a few steps from this marker); Ethan Allen
Vermont State House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 14, 2014
2. Vermont State House
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Senator William Upham (approx. 0.4 miles away); Montpelier Recreation Field (approx. 1.3 miles away); North Montpelier Historic District (approx. 7.2 miles away); In the late 1950ís Rock of Ages experimented with making lanes out of granite... (approx. 8.6 miles away); Historic Kent Tavern (approx. 8.8 miles away); Norwich University (approx. 9.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Montpelier.
Categories. Notable Persons
Vermont Liberty Bell Replica image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 14, 2014
3. Vermont Liberty Bell Replica
Bell is in the State Library adjacent to the State House.
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on August 24, 2016.
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