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Burlington in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Lake Champlain Navy Memorial

 
 
Lake Champlain Navy Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 2013
1. Lake Champlain Navy Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Honoring Robert T. Stafford
Vermont Governor-Congressman-United States Senator
Captain United States Navy
First Commanding Officer- Naval Reserve Center, Burlington

Established in 1946, the Naval Reserve Center occupied this site in 1948 and was in continuous service until 22 July 1995 when it was moved to White River Junction, Vermont. Closing the center ended one chapter but Vermontís contribution to our Navy and Marine Corps still continues.

Since the naval actions of the 1770ís, the region has sent seamen and admirals to sea. This memorial honors all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the United States Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine.
 
Location. 44° 28.55′ N, 73° 13.283′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Marker can be reached from College Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington VT 05401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vermont / Steamer "Vermont" (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Celebrating Champlain (about 600 feet away); Quadricentennial Celebration
Lake Champlain Navy Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 2013
2. Lake Champlain Navy Memorial
The Memorial site features a "Lone Sailor" statue. This marker is the one on the left.
(about 600 feet away); Little Italy (approx. ľ mile away); The Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Wells (approx. 0.3 miles away); Howard William Plant memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battery Park (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
Also see . . .  Robert Theodore Stafford - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on August 4, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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