“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Guilford in Windham County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)

Vermont - Connecticut Valley Route

Vermont - Connecticut Valley Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dennis Gilkenson, October 3, 2017
1. Vermont - Connecticut Valley Route Marker
Inscription. On this former wilderness trail to Canada, the pioneers built old Fort Dummer in 1724 below Brattleboro, then the frontiers most advanced outpost. Guilford, then the largest town in Vermont, was the scene of bitter strife between the "Yorkers" and the Green Mountain Boys led by Ethan Allen.
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
Location. 42° 47.506′ N, 72° 37.447′ W. Marker is in Guilford, Vermont, in Windham County. Marker can be reached from Guilford Center Road. Touch for map. Marker is located inside the Guilford Historical Society Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4063 Guilford Center Road, Brattleboro VT 05301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Royall Tyler -- Early American Playwright (here, next to this marker); Vermont’s Interstate Highway System (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fort Bridgman Marker (approx. 4.7 miles away); Jemima Tute (approx. 4.8 miles away); Estey Organ Company (approx. 4.9 miles away); The First Building of the Centre Congregational Church (approx. 5˝ miles away); Brattleboro Civil War Monument (approx. 5.6 miles away); Brattleboro Veterans Monument (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guilford.
More about this marker. This marker was originally erected on U.S. Route 5, near the Massachusetts state line.
Categories. Forts, CastlesRoads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2017, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 4, 2017, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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