Montpelier in Washington County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Montpelier became the Capitol in 1808, when the first State House was built. Ammi B. Young's 2nd State House, built in 1838 and destroyed by fire in 1857, was similar to this 3rd structure on the site, completed in 1859.
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1808.
Location. 44° 15.689′ N, 72° 34.856′ W. Marker is in Montpelier, Vermont, in Washington County. Marker is on State Street 0.1 miles east of Bailey Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 State Street, Montpelier VT 05602, 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. Vermont Equality For Same-Sex Couples (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ethan Allen (about 300 feet away); Ammi B. Young (about 400 feet away); Senator William Upham (approx. 0.4 miles away); Montpelier Recreation Field (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Boy Scout Troop in AmericaCurrier Park (approx. 6.1 miles away); Clarence W. Fitch (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montpelier.
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