Near Richmond in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Site of Homestead of Lawyer and Statesman
George F. Edmunds, one of this nation’s foremost legislators, was born on this farm, Feb. 1, 1828. After serving at Montpelier as Speaker, he represented Vermont in Washington as Senator for 25 years, and presided over the Senate when Arthur was President.
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is February 1, 1828.
Location. 44° 23.742′ N, 72° 57.431′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 2), on the right when traveling west. Marker is located at the Farmstand for VYCC (Vermont Youth Conservation Corps). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1949 East Main Street, Richmond VT 05477, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Huntington Gorge / Deaths at the Huntington Gorge (approx. 2 miles away); The Round Church / Richmond, Vermont (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Citizens of Richmond (approx. 2.1 miles away); Richmond's Fallen Son (approx. A Tribute to the Cochran Family of Richmond, VT (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Long Trail (approx. 2½ miles away); "Snowflake" Bentley (approx. 5.2 miles away); Early Black Settlers (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . . Wikipedia - George F. Edmunds. (Submitted on August 4, 2015, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
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