Bennington in Bennington County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Vermont is a State I Love
President Coolidge ended a two-day inspection of Vermont’s 1927 flood recovery as his train arrived here about 7 p.m. Sept. 21, 1928. 5,000 people greeted Coolidge and his wife Grace with loud applause as they appeared on the rear coach platform. After quieting the crowd, the president began. “Fellow Vermonters,
Erected 2003 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Location. 42° 52.885′ N, 73° 11.932′ W. Marker is in Bennington, Vermont, in Bennington County. Marker is on Depot Street near River Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 198 Depot Street, Bennington VT 05201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shaffe’s (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vermont Veterans' Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); The "Corkscrew" Railroad (approx. half a mile away); Vermont (approx. half a mile away); Bennington Civil War Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); William Lloyd Garrison (approx. 0.7 miles away); Vermont's Colonial Shrine (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ethan Allen (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bennington.
Also see . . . Calvin Coolidge - Wikipedia. In 1905 Coolidge met Grace Anna Goodhue, a University of Vermont graduate and teacher at the Clarke School for the Deaf; they were in the same crowd boating, picnicking and dancing - the younger ones of the Congregational Church. That year they were engaged in early summer and married in October - after an attempt in vain by Grace's mother to postpone the vows - she was never enamored with him nor he with her. (Submitted on September 11, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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