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Orwell in Addison County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Military Road

 
 
Military Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
1. Military Road Marker
Inscription.
Military Road
from Mount
Independence to
Hubbardton
1777
Marked by Hands
Cove Chapter
D.A.R. 1933

 
Erected 1933 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Hands Cove Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 43° 47.706′ N, 73° 20.939′ W. Marker is in Orwell, Vermont, in Addison County. Marker is on Mt. Independence Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orwell VT 05760, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Independence Military Road (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Mt. Independence Military Road (approx. 2.3 miles away but has been reported missing); Southern Defense Trail (approx. 2.4 miles away); Southern Battery – 1777 (approx. 2.4 miles away); The American Southern Defenses – 1776-1777 (approx. 2.5 miles away); Foundation -1776 or 1777 (approx. 2.5 miles away); German Hut – 1777 (approx. 2.5 miles away); British Blockhouse - 1777 (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orwell.
 
Also see . . .
Marker on Mt. Independence Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
2. Marker on Mt. Independence Road

1. Mount Independence State Historic Site. Vermont State Historic Sites. (Submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site. Vermont State Historic Sites. (Submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PlacesRoads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Military Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
3. Military Road Marker
This road was used by American troops retreating from Mount Independence and Fort Ticonderoga in July 1777. The British Army followed the Americans on this road before the Battle of Hubbardton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,256 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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