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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Arlington in Bennington County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

State Seal Pine Tree

 
 
State Seal Pine Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 25, 2015
1. State Seal Pine Tree Marker
Inscription.
This ancient tree was already a monarch of the forest in 1778. Visible then from the Arlington home of Thomas Chittenden, first Governor of Vermont, it is believed to have inspired Ira Allen in designing Vermont's Great Seal. Note a similarity between the tree and its stylized portrayal in Seal atop this marker.
 
Erected 1970 by Vermont Board of Historic Sites.
 
Location. 43° 4.637′ N, 73° 9.993′ W. Marker is near Arlington, Vermont, in Bennington County. Marker is on Vermont Route 313 ĺ mile west of Ethan Allen Highway (Alternate Vermont Route 7A), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 735 Route 313, Arlington VT 05250, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dorothy Canfield Fisher (approx. 0.7 miles away); Chittenden Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); Chiselville (approx. 1.7 miles away); Norman Rockwell (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sunderland (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lincolnís "Hildene" (approx. 6.3 miles away); Governor Jonas Galusha Homestead (approx. 6.5 miles away); Shaftsbury (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
Categories. EnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry
 
Wideview of State Seal Pine Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 25, 2015
2. Wideview of State Seal Pine Tree Marker
State Seal Pine image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 25, 2015
3. State Seal Pine
Planted by Governor Richard A. Snelling
Green Up Day - May 5, 1979
Original State Seal Pine blew over
on May 9, 1978
<i>Pine Tree Used as Model For the Vermont State Seal <br> Arlington, Vermont</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1920
4. Pine Tree Used as Model For the Vermont State Seal
Arlington, Vermont
Current and older Vermont State Seal image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
5. Current and older Vermont State Seal
State Seal from atop a VT historical marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 25, 2015
6. State Seal from atop a VT historical marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2015, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2015, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.   4. submitted on November 3, 2015.   5. submitted on November 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   6. submitted on November 4, 2015, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.
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