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Protor in Rutland County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Crown Point Road

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
1. Crown Point Road Marker
Inscription.  Built by Gen. Amherst 1759
 
Erected 1912 by Ann Story Chapter D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 43° 39.55′ N, 73° 2.612′ W. Marker is in Protor, Vermont, in Rutland County. Marker is at the intersection of Cross Street and West Street, on the right when traveling south on Cross Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Proctor VT 05765, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Proctor (VT) War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Vermont Marble Company (approx. half a mile away); Otter Creek (approx. half a mile away); John Sunderland (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pittsford's Iron Industry (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Vermont Sanatorium (approx. 4 miles away); Mead's Falls (approx. 4.1 miles away); Center Rutland Depot (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
Regarding Crown Point Road. This was a major road built to supply British forces at Crown Point (and Fort Ticonderoga) from the Connecticut
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River during the French and Indian War. It became very important after the war by allowing access to Vermont to New England settlers.
 
Also see . . .
1. Crown Point Road Historical Marker Guide. Compiled by the Crown Point Road Association. 2011 Edition (Submitted on July 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 

2. Crown Point Road. (Submitted on July 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian
 

More. Search the internet for Crown Point Road.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on July 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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