East Concord in Essex County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
George Lansing Fox
One of the 4 Dorchester Chaplains
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Heroes • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels.
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lunenburg VT 05906, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lunenburgh Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Lunenburg Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Concord War Memorial (approx. 6.7 miles away); 1st Normal School (approx. 6.8 miles away); Alderbrook (approx. 7.2 miles away in New Hampshire); Vermont (approx. 7.8 miles away); Littleton Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.1 miles away in New Hampshire); First Congregational Church (approx. 8.2 miles away in New Hampshire).
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Also see . . . Wikipedia - George Lansing Fox. (Submitted on October 1, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.