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Rupert in Bennington County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Lt. Col. Robert Cochran

Revolutionary Hero Settled Here, 1769

 
 
Lt. Col. Robert Cochran Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Arsenault, October 12, 2014
1. Lt. Col. Robert Cochran Marker
Inscription. Condemned to death by the N.Y. Assembly, Col. Cochran fought the Yorkers for Vermont land grants. Joining the Green Mt. Boys, he was with Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga and Seth Warner at Crown Point. Later he commanded Continental forces in the Mohawk Valley campaigns and undertook dangerous espionage duties in Canada for the American cause.
 
Erected 1958 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Location. 43° 13.655′ N, 73° 15.522′ W. Marker is in Rupert, Vermont, in Bennington County. Marker is on Vermont Route 153. Touch for map. Located at the Vermont/New York border. Marker is in this post office area: Rupert VT 05768, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lest We Forget (approx. 5 miles away in New York); The White Creek Fort (approx. 5.1 miles away in New York); Old White Church (approx. 5.2 miles away in New York); Revolutionary Cemetery (approx. 5.5 miles away in New York); Harmon's Mint (approx. 7.7 miles away); Rexleigh Covered Bridge (approx. 8.1 miles away in New York); Home and Laboratory of Dr. Asa Fitch, Jr. (approx. 8.1 miles away in New York); The Dorset Field Club (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2014, by John Arsenault of Middletown Springs, Vermont. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 36 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 13, 2014, by John Arsenault of Middletown Springs, Vermont. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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