Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

The Battery

 
 
The Battery stone marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 19, 2014
1. The Battery stone marker
Inscription.  
The battery of thirteen guns on this ground repulsed an attack of three British gunboats June 13 1813
It was the defense of Burlington and of the United States Army here encamped during the war of 1812
This tablet was erected by the Green Mountain Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
 
Erected 1898 by Green Mountain Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 44° 28.836′ N, 73° 13.171′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Memorial can be reached from Battery Street. Marker is located in Battery Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington VT 05401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Howard William Plant memorial (a few steps from this marker); William Wells (a few steps from this marker); Battery Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Wideview of The Battery stone marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 19, 2014
2. Wideview of The Battery stone marker
Statue of General William Wells can be seen in the background
(about 400 feet away); Neighborhood Groceries (about 500 feet away); Little Italy (about 600 feet away); Arahmi (about 600 feet away); First International Ice Hockey Game (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
The Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton
3. The Battery Marker
This image of the marker is from the Jonathan Williams Foundry catalog (American Art in Bronze and Iron, Jonathan Williams Foundry, Inc., v. 1: no. 1-7, 1902-1909, pg. 27).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.   3. submitted on August 20, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement
Oct. 19, 2020