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

Dorset

Here New Hampshire Grants First Voted Independence

 
 
Dorset Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 18, 2014
1. Dorset Marker
Inscription.
At Cephas Kentís Tavern on the West Road, four Conventions were held, 1775-76, where finally the vote to form a "separate District" was passed by the delegates from the East and West sides without one dissenting vote.
westerly 1½ mi.

 
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Location. 43° 15.297′ N, 73° 5.928′ W. Marker is in Dorset, Vermont, in Bennington County. Marker is at the intersection of Vermont Route 30 and Church Street, on the right when traveling north on State Route 30. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dorset VT 05251, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Dorset Field Club (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fenton Pottery Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Marble Quarry (approx. 1.5 miles away); Harmon's Mint (approx. 2.3 miles away); Birthplace of William Griffith Wilson (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Southern Vermont Arts Center (approx. 5.5 miles away); The Revolutionary War (approx. 6.5 miles away); Lincolnís "Hildene" (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dorset.
 
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Wideview of Dorset Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 18, 2014
2. Wideview of Dorset Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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