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Barnard in Windsor County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Dorothy Thompson Memorial Common

 
 
Dorothy Thompson Memorial Common Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dennis Gilkenson, May 7, 2016
1. Dorothy Thompson Memorial Common Marker
Inscription. The Dorothy Thompson Memorial Common was established in 2001 by the Barnard Silver Lake Association, a non-profit organization, in memory of the reowned journalist and one of Barnard's outstanding citizens in the years 1928-1962. The Common offers an open space in the center of Barnard where residents and visitors can stroll, relax and enjoy the view of the lake. During the winter, the Common is used for sledding and tobogganing and affords snowmobilers access to the lake. The Barnard Silver Lake Association maintains the Common.
 
Erected 2002 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
 
Location. 43° 43.686′ N, 72° 37.134′ W. Marker is in Barnard, Vermont, in Windsor County. Marker is at the intersection of Vermont Route 12 and Stage Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 12. Touch for map. Marker is on Route 12, South of the General Store. Marker is in this post office area: Barnard VT 05031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First Ski Tow in the United States (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Royalton Raid (approx. 7 miles away); Eighteen Hundred And Froze To Death / United Church Of Bethel
Wideview of Dorothy Thompson Memorial Common Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, June 4, 2017
2. Wideview of Dorothy Thompson Memorial Common Marker
(approx. 7.2 miles away); Joseph Smith Monument (approx. 8.1 miles away); Jessie LaFountain Bigwood (approx. 8.2 miles away); Marianne Gaillard Faulkner (approx. 8.6 miles away); Woodstock Civil War Memorial (approx. 8.7 miles away); Woodstock (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Dorothy Thompson - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 8, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Another Dorothy Thompson Memorial Common Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, June 4, 2017
3. Another Dorothy Thompson Memorial Common Marker
Dedicated to the enjoyment of all
The Barnard Silver Lake Association
July 14, 2001

Dorothy Thompson, world-famous journalist, was married to Sinclair Lewis and later to artist Maxim Kopf. 1926, she became the first female internationally syndicated journalist. 1934, Based in Berlin, she was the first foreign correspondent to be expelled from Nazi Germany. 1928, she established Twin Farms as her summer residence which later became the center for her successful column "On The Record" and a haven for political refugees, many of whom established homes in this area. Dorothy loved Barnard and was an active community leader.
1894–1961
Dorothy Thompson Memorial Common image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, June 4, 2017
4. Dorothy Thompson Memorial Common
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2016, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 7, 2016, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont.   2, 3, 4. submitted on June 4, 2017, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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