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

Dorset

Here New Hampshire Grants First Voted Independence

 
 
Dorset Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 18, 2014
1. Dorset Marker
Inscription.  
At Cephas Kent’s Tavern on the West Road, four Conventions were held, 1775-76, where finally the vote to form a "separate District" was passed by the delegates from the East and West sides without one dissenting vote.
westerly 1½ mi.

 
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable EventsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 43° 15.297′ N, 73° 5.928′ W. Marker is in Dorset, Vermont, in Bennington County. Marker is at the intersection of Vermont Route 30 and Church Street, on the right when traveling north on State Route 30. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dorset VT 05251, 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. The Dorset Field Club (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fenton Pottery Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cephas Kent’s Dwelling (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Marble Quarry (approx. 1˝ miles
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By Kevin Craft, October 18, 2014
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away); Harmon's Mint (approx. 2.3 miles away); Birthplace of William Griffith Wilson (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Southern Vermont Arts Center (approx. 5˝ miles away); Ye Olde Tavern (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dorset.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 423 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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