Near Pittsford in Rutland County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Erected in 1780
Stood on this ground
Born Bolton Ms. 1760
Member of Capt. Saffords Co.
Maj. Allen's Detach.
Stationed at this fort
was killed by an Indian
half a mile south
July 15, 1780.
His remains were moved here
on the south side:
Names of the Pittsford Co. of 1778 are engraved.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is July 15, 1780.
Location. 43° 44.828′ N, 73° 2.842′ W. Marker is near Pittsford, Vermont, in Rutland County. Marker is on U.S. 7, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsford VT 05763, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hammond Covered Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Kendrick Dam, Pond, Mill, and Ice House (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Vermont Sanatorium (approx. 2.9 miles away); Pittsford's Iron Industry (approx. 2.9 miles away); Brandon Civil War MemorialStephen A. Douglas (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Stephen A. Douglas (approx. 4.4 miles away); Brandon Training School (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsford.
Also see . . . Fort Vengeance Monument Site (Wikipedia). (Submitted on July 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.