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East Concord in Essex County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

George Lansing Fox

One of the 4 Dorchester Chaplains

 
 
George Lansing Fox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, September 25, 2014
1. George Lansing Fox Marker
Inscription.
Called from his Gilman parish to serve as a Chaplain in World War II, First Lieutenant Fox died when the Dorchester was torpedoed in the North Atlantic. Giving his life jacket to a soldier, he perished with three other chaplains, in one of the most heroic acts of the War.
 
Erected 1960 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Location. 44° 25.523′ N, 71° 45.141′ W. Marker is in East Concord, Vermont, in Essex County. Marker is on Oregon Road 3 miles south of West Lunenberg Road (U.S. 2), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lunenburg VT 05906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1st Normal School (approx. 6.8 miles away); Alderbrook (approx. 7.2 miles away in New Hampshire); Kilburn Brothers (approx. 8.5 miles away in New Hampshire); Northeastern Speedway (approx. 8.8 miles away); The Weeks Act (approx. 8.8 miles away in New Hampshire); Vermont (approx. 9.1 miles away); Wilder-Holton House (approx. 10 miles away in New Hampshire); Willowdale Settlement (approx. 10.5 miles away in New Hampshire).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Wideview of George Lansing Fox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, September 25, 2014
2. Wideview of George Lansing Fox Marker
To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia - George Lansing Fox. (Submitted on October 1, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
 
Categories. HeroesWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 22 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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