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Vernon in Windham County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Fort Bridgman Marker

 
 
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By Mick Secord, October 8, 2011
1. Fort Bridgman Marker
Inscription. Fort Bridgman The first white settlement In Vernon, Vt. Built in 1737, The scene of many Indian massacres Sacked and burned by the Indians For the third time June 27, 1755, After having slain Caleb Howe And taken captive fourteen persons Among whom were his wife Jemima Howe And her seven children.
Land given for this purpose by the Hubbard Brothers This boulder from the “Howe Farm” Was contributed by Hon. George E. Howe Of Boston, Mass. A lineal descendant of Caleb and Jemima Howe
Erected by the town of Vernon, June 27, 1911.
 
Erected 1911 by Brattleboro Chapter Daughter of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 47.394′ N, 72° 31.938′ W. Marker is in Vernon, Vermont, in Windham County. Marker is on Fort Bridgman Road (Route 142) ľ mile north of Hubbard Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1297 Fort Bridgman Road, Vernon VT 05354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jemima Tute (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vermontís Interstate Highway System
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By Mick Secord, October 7, 2011
2. Fort Bridgman Marker
(approx. 2.3 miles away); Newhall & Stebbins (approx. 2.7 miles away in New Hampshire); Hinsdale's Auto Pioneer (approx. 3 miles away in New Hampshire); Estey Organ Company (approx. 4.2 miles away); Vermont - Connecticut Valley Route (approx. 4.7 miles away); Royall Tyler -- Early American Playwright (approx. 4.7 miles away); The First Building of the Centre Congregational Church (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is beyond the field, under an American flag
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, Castles
 
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By Mick Secord, October 7, 2011
3. Fort Bridgman Marker Marker
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By Mick Secord, October 7, 2011
4. Fort Bridgman Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mick Secord of West Chesterfield, New Hampshire. This page has been viewed 657 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mick Secord of West Chesterfield, New Hampshire. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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