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Westminster in Windham County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Court House

 
 
Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dennis Gilkenson, May 1, 2016
1. Court House Marker
Inscription. Westminster "Massacre" Northward stood the Cumberland County Courthouse, seat of New York's colonial administration. Opposition to holding a court session led to the "Massacre" of March 13, 1775. Here the New Hampshire Grants on Jan. 16, 1777, declared their independence as "New Connecticut", later Vermont.
 
Erected by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Location. 43° 4.252′ N, 72° 27.306′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Vermont, in Windham County. Marker is on Vermont Route 5, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster VT 05158, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Westminster Massacre (within shouting distance of this marker); Bradley Law Office (approx. mile away); Westminster World War II Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Kilburn Cabin (approx. 3.4 miles away in New Hampshire); First Connecticut River Bridge (approx. 4.1 miles away in New Hampshire); Bellows Falls Canal (approx. 4.4 miles away); Waypoint Center (approx. 4.5 miles away); Bellows Falls (approx. 4.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Also see . . .
Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dennis Gilkenson, May 1, 2016
2. Court House Marker
 Westminster Massacre - Freedom and Unity. (Submitted on May 2, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2016, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2016, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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