Bennington in Bennington County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Vermont is a State I Love
President Coolidge ended a two-day inspection of Vermont’s 1927 flood recovery as his train arrived here about 7 p.m. Sept. 21, 1928. 5,000 people greeted Coolidge and his wife Grace with loud applause as they appeared on the rear coach platform. After quieting the crowd, the president began. “Fellow Vermonters, for two days we have traveled through the state of Vermont…” He thanked Vermonters for their hospitality and great response to the flood. Continuing without notes, he said, “Vermont
Erected 2003 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Location. 42° 52.885′ N, 73° 11.932′ W. Marker is in Bennington, Vermont, in Bennington County. Marker is on Depot Street near River Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 198 Depot Street, Bennington VT 05201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The "Corkscrew" Railroad (approx. half a mile away); Vermont (approx. half a mile away); William Lloyd Garrison (approx. 0.7 miles away); Vermont's Colonial Shrine (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ethan Allen (approx. ¾ mile away); Site of the Catamount Tavern - 1767 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bennington Battle Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Captain Samuel Robinson (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bennington.
Also see . . . Calvin Coolidge - Wikipedia. In 1905 Coolidge met (Submitted on September 11, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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