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

Windsorís First Meeting House

 
 
Windsorís First Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, July 17, 2021
1. Windsorís First Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  
Near this spot stood Windsorís First Meeting House built in 1773 Ė 1774

Here July 2 Ė 1777 assembled for its initial session the convention which six days later in the tavern farther north on Main Street adopted the first constitution of Vermont.

Here March 12 1778 assembled Vermontís first legislature and on the same day inaugurated Vermontís first governor Thomas Chittenden.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is March 12, 1778.
 
Location. 43° 28.698′ N, 72° 23.249′ W. Marker is in Windsor, Vermont, in Windsor County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 5) south of River Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Windsor VT 05089, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Windsor Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Mount Ascutney & Its People / Old South Church (a few steps from this marker); Windsor Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); Windsor Gulf War Honor Roll
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(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Site of Constitution House (about 700 feet away); Windsor Vietnam War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Windsor Korean Conflict Honor Roll (about 700 feet away); Windsor World War II Honor Roll (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Windsor.
 
Windsorís First Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, July 17, 2021
2. Windsorís First Meeting House Marker
Old South Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, July 17, 2021
3. Old South Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2021, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2021, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3. submitted on August 31, 2021, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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Sep. 25, 2023