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

Lincolnís "Hildene"

Summer Home of Son of Civil War President

 
 
Lincolnís Hildene Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 12, 2006
1. Lincolnís Hildene Marker
Inscription.  Eastward on the hillside can be seen the Manchester estate of Robert Todd Lincoln, eldest son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln. He became fond of Vermont, and for over twenty years made this his summer home. He died here July 25, 1926.
 
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Site Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 43° 8.543′ N, 73° 4.721′ W. Marker is in Manchester, Vermont, in Bennington County. Marker is on Hildene Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manchester VT 05254, 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 Revolutionary War (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Soldiers' Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Southern Vermont Arts Center (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Manchester Depot (approx. 2.7 miles away); Ye Olde Tavern (approx. 2.8 miles away); Sunderland
Lincolnís Hildene Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 12, 2006
2. Lincolnís Hildene Mansion
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(approx. 2.9 miles away); Chiselville (approx. 5.6 miles away); Dorothy Canfield Fisher (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manchester.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the grounds of Lincoln's "Hildene" estate.
 
Regarding Lincolnís "Hildene". A beautiful, historic mansion with interesting exhibits inside, surrounded by spectacular gardens and grounds.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Robert Todd Lincoln. Displayed also are photos of Robert Lincoln, his family and his homes. (Submitted on July 19, 2009.) 
 
Gardens at Hildene image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 12, 2006
3. Gardens at Hildene
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,457 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on July 1, 2016, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 12, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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