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

Fort Vengeance

 
 
Fort Vengeance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
1. Fort Vengeance Marker
Inscription.  
Erected in 1780
Stood on this ground

Caleb Houghton
Born Bolton Ms. 1760
Member of Capt. Saffords Co.
Maj. Allen's Detach.
Stationed at this fort
was killed by an Indian
half a mile south
July 15, 1780.
His remains were moved here
Aug. 1873.

on the south side:
Names of the Pittsford Co. of 1778 are engraved.
 
Location. 43° 44.828′ N, 73° 2.842′ W. Marker is near Pittsford, Vermont, in Rutland County. Marker is on U.S. 7, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsford VT 05763, 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. Hammond Covered Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Kendrick Dam, Pond, Mill, and Ice House (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Vermont Sanatorium (approx. 2.9 miles away); Pittsford's Iron Industry (approx. 2.9 miles away); Brandon Civil War Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Stephen A. Douglas
Fort Vengeance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
2. Fort Vengeance Marker
(approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Stephen A. Douglas (approx. 4.4 miles away); Brandon Training School (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsford.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Vengeance Monument Site (Wikipedia). (Submitted on July 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
South Side of Fort Vengeance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
3. South Side of Fort Vengeance Marker
 

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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 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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