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

Lt. Col. Robert Cochran

Revolutionary Hero Settled Here, 1769

 
 
Lt. Col. Robert Cochran Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Arsenault, October 12, 2014
1. Lt. Col. Robert Cochran Marker
Inscription.  Condemned to death by the N.Y. Assembly, Col. Cochran fought the Yorkers for Vermont land grants. Joining the Green Mt. Boys, he was with Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga and Seth Warner at Crown Point. Later he commanded Continental forces in the Mohawk Valley campaigns and undertook dangerous espionage duties in Canada for the American cause.
 
Erected 1958 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 43° 13.655′ N, 73° 15.522′ W. Marker is in Rupert, Vermont, in Bennington County. Marker is on Vermont Route 153. Located at the Vermont/New York border. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rupert VT 05768, 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. West Rupert Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Town of Rupert World War II Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Town of Rupert Great War Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away);
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Hebron School District No. 16 (approx. 2.8 miles away in New York); Lest We Forget (approx. 5 miles away in New York); General John Williams (approx. 5 miles away in New York); 1852 Rail Yard (approx. 5.1 miles away in New York); The White Creek Fort (approx. 5.1 miles away in New York). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rupert.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2014, by John Arsenault of Middletown Springs, Vermont. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 13, 2014, by John Arsenault of Middletown Springs, Vermont. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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