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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Orleans County, Vermont

Clickable Map of Orleans County, Vermont and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Orleans County, VT (38) Caledonia County, VT (38) Essex County, VT (16) Franklin County, VT (30) Lamoille County, VT (14)  OrleansCounty(38) Orleans County (38)  CaledoniaCounty(38) Caledonia County (38)  EssexCounty(16) Essex County (16)  FranklinCounty(30) Franklin County (30)  LamoilleCounty(14) Lamoille County (14)
Newport is the county seat for Orleans County
Adjacent to Orleans County, Vermont
      Caledonia County (38)  
      Essex County (16)  
      Franklin County (30)  
      Lamoille County (14)  
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1Vermont (Orleans County), Barton — Henry M. LelandDesigner of Cadillac and Lincoln Automobiles
Born in Barton on February 16, 1843 to a hard working farm family, Henry Leland carried into his life the strength and quality of his family’s work ethic adding to it his gift and love for precision. By 1890, Leland was in Detroit where he had . . . Map (db m75107) HM
2Vermont (Orleans County), Barton — Veterans Memorial
Proudly we salute our veterans & pledge eternal gratitude for their sacrifices & gallant preservation of freedom for all. [Armed Services Emblems] Dedicated May 30, 1989Map (db m122627) HM
3Vermont (Orleans County), Brownington — Old Stone HouseHistorical Society Museum
In 1836, Rev. Alexander Twilight, the schoolmaster of the Orleans County Grammar School, on a main stage route to Canada, built this structure, Athenian Hall, as a dormitory for his pupils. It now holds the interesting collection of the County . . . Map (db m85871) HM
4Vermont (Orleans County), Coventry — Coventry Civil War Monument
North Face Names of the soldiers from the Town of Coventry, Vermont who served in the Civil War of 1861-1865. Co. A 2d VT Inf. Vol. Abby, Daniel Co. B 3d VT Inf. Vol. Allen, Levi C. Bartlett, Enoch K. . . . Map (db m155240) WM
5Vermont (Orleans County), Coventry — Coventry Remembers
1917 World War 1919 Coventry Remembers Robert Bickford • Carroll W. Brooks • Walter E. Cleveland • George P. Corrow • Will E. Corrow • Quincy W. Goss • Lewis S. Kahlstrom • Clyde W. Kiern • Wallace W. Kiern • Raymond E. Kneeland • Richard C. . . . Map (db m155697) WM
6Vermont (Orleans County), Craftsbury — Sterling CollegeFounded 1958
Sterling College was among the first colleges and universities in the United States to offer a liberal arts curriculum focused on the environment. It was founded here in Craftsbury Common in 1958 as a boys’ preparatory school known as Sterling . . . Map (db m136063) HM
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7Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Congregational Society of Derby
1799 First worship service held in home of Timothy Hitman 1807 Congregational Society of Derby formed by settlers 1816 Members form Stanstead QC Congregational Church 1820 First Derby Congregational Church building erected 1823 Members . . . Map (db m208173) HM
8Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Dedicated to all veterans of the Afghanistan War
Dedicated to all veterans of the Afghanistan WarMap (db m207863) WM
9Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Dedicated to all Veterans of the Desert Storm War
Dedicated to all Veterans of the Desert Storm WarMap (db m207866) WM
10Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Dedicated to all Veterans of the Iraq War
Dedicated to all Veterans of the Iraq WarMap (db m207865) WM
11Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Dedicated to all Veterans of the Korean War
Dedicated to all Veterans of the Korean WarMap (db m207868) WM
12Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Dedicated to all Veterans of the Vietnam War
Dedicated to all Veterans of the Vietnam WarMap (db m207867) WM
13Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Dedicated to all Veterans of World War II
Dedicated to all Veterans of World War IIMap (db m207869) WM
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14Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Derby Academy1840-1967 — The Oldest Incorporated School in Orleans County —
On this site the Derby Literary and Theological Institute - a private boarding school - was founded by the Danville Baptist Association on one acre of land given by Lemuel Richmond and Benjamin Hinman. Colonel Chester Carpenter led a campaign for . . . Map (db m75586) HM
15Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Derby Academy Bell
Presented June 2001 By The Derby Academy Alumni Derby Academy Bell Cast by George H. Holbrook in Midway Mass in 1841. Moved from the old boarding house about 1869, it hung in the Academy building until the building was replaced by the . . . Map (db m198515) HM
16Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Derby Civil War Memorial
In memory of the volunteers from Derby, who lost their lives in the Great Rebellion of 1861-5. 1861 Derby's tribute to her sons who fought in the Civil War 1865 +Spaulding, S.F., 1st Lt.• *Chase, G.W. 1st Lt.• *Hopkins, M. 2nd Lt.• . . . Map (db m207872) WM
17Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — In Honor of Those who Answered Their Country's Call in the World War1917 - 1918
Lieutenant Colonel: Nelson, George E. Captain: Aldrich, Fred N.• Corley, Richard T.• Foster, Stephen M. 1st Lieutenant: Foster, Austin T.• Nelson, Asa B.• Somers, Henry E. 2nd Lieutenant: Powell, Wellman H. . . . Map (db m207871) WM
18Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — In Memory of Derby Verterans
In memory of the men and women of the town of Derby who served their county in all warsMap (db m207860) WM
19Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — In Memory of Honorable Timothy Hinman
A captain in the American Revolution. Born in Southbury, Conn. and came to Vermont in 1790. On this lot overlooking Hitman Pond he built the first house in town in 1794. A log house, rough but solid, thatched with hemlock bark over plank floors. . . . Map (db m207861) HM
20Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Willie Johnston
Willie Johnston was the youngest recipient of The Medal of Honor at the age of 13. In 1861, at age 11, he enlisted as a drummer boy for Company D of the 3rd Vermont Infantry. He was the only drummer in his division to come away with his drum during . . . Map (db m207862) HM
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21Vermont (Orleans County), Derby Line — Haskell Free Library and Opera House
This structure is doubly unusual: it not only straddles the Canada-United States boundary but also contains the rare combination of a library and a theatre. Built between 1901 and 1904 as the gift of the Haskell family of Vermont, it testifies to . . . Map (db m75167) HM
22Vermont (Orleans County), Derby Line — VermontOrleans County Route
Derby Line demonstrates the goodwill between Canada & the United States with its International Rotary Club, and Haskell Library and Opera House built astride the boundary line. Southward in Orleans County lie two of New England’s most beautiful . . . Map (db m75259) HM
23Vermont (Orleans County), Glover — Runaway Pond
On this site, on June 6, 1810 settlers dug an outlet to the north from what was then known as Long Pond. The retaining bank collapsed, causing all water from the 1.5-mile long pond to be discharged toward Barton River, and on to Lake Memphremagog, . . . Map (db m75120) HM
24Vermont (Orleans County), Greensboro — Hinman Settler Road
Hinman Settler Road begins here at Greensboro’s Four Corners, passes through Glover, Barton, Brownington, and ends at the Quebec border in Derby. The road was named after Timothy Hinman, born 1761 in Woodbury, CT. Hinman, one of many Revolutionary . . . Map (db m199458) HM
25Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — 2 — Early 19th Century Newport / Newport au dèbut du 19e siècle
Newport was first organized as a town on October 25, 1781, though its charter was not issued until October 30, 1802, when it was granted to Nathan Fish and George Duncan under the name Duncansboro. It was not until November 16, 1816 when a small . . . Map (db m122741) HM
26Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — 9 — Early 20th Century, Newport / Newport au début du 20e siècle
Newport had reached its pinnacle of success at the dawn of the 20th century, when three of Newport's most impressive civic buildings were constructed[;] the Goodrich Memorial Library, the Orleans County Courthouse and the Federal Building. These . . . Map (db m122745) HM
27Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — First Reparative Probation Case in the United StatesLa Première cas de Probation Réparatrice aux États-Unis
First Reparative Probation Case in the United States In February 1995 the first documented reparative probation case in the U.S. was adjudicated at the Orleans County Courthouse in Newport. Reparative probation applies restorative justice to . . . Map (db m151265) HM
28Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — Grand Army of the Republic Memorial
In memory of the Eighteen Charter Members of Baxter Post No 51 G.A.R. Ina L. Rocque, Dept. President W.R.C. In memory of Our Fathers Vermont Dep't. D. of U.V. of the Civil War In memory of Sarah . . . Map (db m122865) HM WM
29Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — History of Hydropower on the Lower Clyde River
When Calvin Arnold of Randolph, Vermont, arrived in the Vermont-Quebec border region in about 1800, it was a vast land of big forests, big lakes, and free running streams. Native Americans, many of them Abenaki, called it their home. They hunted, . . . Map (db m198876) HM
30Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — 10 — Newport's Fire Fighters / Les Pompiers de Newport
The Memphremagog Hose Company, organized in 1885, was the first fire station of the Newport Village Fire Department. Two separate fire departments, the Memphremagog Hose Company (which included the former Batesville Company) and the West Derby . . . Map (db m122834) HM
31Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — 5 — Newport's Hotels and Tourism / Les Hotels de Newport et le Tourisme
The grand Memphremagog House, c. 1838-1907, the core of which was one of the original buildings constructed on Main Street, dominated the hotel business in Newport, though a few other smaller hotels were also built downtown, near the railroad . . . Map (db m122666) HM
32Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — Northern Forest Canoe TrailNortheast Kingdom
[Front] For thousands of years, the waterways of the Northeast Kingdom provided the best travel routes across the rugged landscape. Lake Memphremagog is a hub which connects the northeast's major waterways: Lake Champlain to the west, the St. . . . Map (db m122629) HM
33Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — Pomerleau ParkWelcome - Bienvenue
This property is a heartfelt gift from Antonio Pomerleau and Family. A native son of Newport, Tony wishes to ensure an enjoyable space for present and future generations.Map (db m122680) HM
34Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — 4 — The Arrival of the Railroad / L'Arrivée du Chemin de Fer
The City of Newport's development was dramatically altered by the arrival of the railroad in the mid-nineteenth century. From the south, in 1863, the Connecticut and Passumpsic Railroad arrived in Newport. In 1873, a second line, the Missisquoi . . . Map (db m122671) HM
35Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — 6 — The Lane Opera House / Le « Lane Opera House »(La Maison de l'Opéra Lane)
In 1892, a prominent citizen of Newport, Elisha Lane, commenced construction of the Lane Opera House. The opera house was a three-story brick building with a solid granite foundation and decorative granite window and door trim. The more expensive . . . Map (db m122633) HM
36Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — 3 — Tour Boats on the Lake / Les Bateaux de Randonnée sur le Lac
For both the original Native Americans and the earliest settlers, Lake Memphremagog was important for transportation and portage, but it also would develop an illustrious history as a tourist destination. Once fronted by the grand Memphremagog . . . Map (db m122683) HM
37Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — Vietnam Veterans Memorial
In honor of those who served in VietnamMap (db m122794) WM
38Vermont (Orleans County), Newport — War Memorial
To Honor the Veterans of All Wars They Gave Their Today for Our Tomorrow ☆ ☆ ☆ Let us remember our brave men and women who served the country they loved May we devote our lives to the building of peace on earth . . . Map (db m122849) WM
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Dec. 5, 2022