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Near Richmond in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Edmunds’ Birthplace

Site of Homestead of Lawyer and Statesman

 
 
Edmunds' Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 31, 2015
1. Edmunds' Birthplace Marker
Inscription.
George F. Edmunds, one of this nationís foremost legislators, was born on this farm, Feb. 1, 1828. After serving at Montpelier as Speaker, he represented Vermont in Washington as Senator for 25 years, and presided over the Senate when Arthur was President.
 
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Location. 44° 23.742′ N, 72° 57.431′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 2), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Farmstand for VYCC (Vermont Youth Conservation Corps). Marker is at or near this postal address: 1949 East Main Street, Richmond VT 05477, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Huntington Gorge / Deaths at the Huntington Gorge (approx. 2 miles away); The Round Church / Richmond, Vermont (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Citizens of Richmond (approx. 2.1 miles away); Richmond's Fallen Son (approx. 2.1 miles away); A Tribute to the Cochran Family of Richmond, VT (approx. 2.1 miles away); "Snowflake" Bentley
Wideview of Edmunds' Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 31, 2015
2. Wideview of Edmunds' Birthplace Marker
(approx. 5.2 miles away); Early Black Settlers (approx. 7.7 miles away); Chittenden Mills (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia - George F. Edmunds. (Submitted on August 4, 2015, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
2. George F. Edmunds - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on August 4, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2015, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2015, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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