“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Essex County, Vermont

Clickable Map of Essex 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> Essex County, VT (18) Caledonia County, VT (38) Orleans County, VT (43) Coos County, NH (60) Grafton County, NH (146)  EssexCounty(18) Essex County (18)  CaledoniaCounty(38) Caledonia County (38)  OrleansCounty(43) Orleans County (43)  CoosCountyNew Hampshire(60) Coos County (60)  GraftonCounty(146) Grafton County (146)
Guildhall is the county seat for Essex County
Adjacent to Essex County, Vermont
      Caledonia County (38)  
      Orleans County (43)  
      Coos County, New Hampshire (60)  
      Grafton County, New Hampshire (146)  
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1 Vermont, Essex County, Brighton — Charles F. Maw(1883-1970)
The town of Brighton, VT., dedicates this plaque to the memory of one of its prominent public officials, Charles F. Maw, who was born in Nettleham, Lincolnshire, England in 1883. With only an 8th grade education, Charles F. Maw emigrated to . . . Map (db m221718) HM
2 Vermont, Essex County, Brighton, Island Pond — "Great Halfway Point"
In Recognition of Generations of Railroaders from Island Pond Montreal 149mi.   Portland 147mi. "Great Halfway Point" on the Atlantic & St. Lawrence/ St. Lawrence & Atlantic RRS. Grand Trunk Railway of Canada Canadian . . . Map (db m221720) HM
3 Vermont, Essex County, Brighton, Island Pond — First International Railway in North America
1366 feet west of this marker on railway right of way the Atlantic St. Lawrence RY from Portland, Maine was linked to the St. Lawrence & Atlanta RY from Montreal, Quebec in July of 1853. This linking formed the first International Railway in . . . Map (db m198518) HM
4 Vermont, Essex County, Canaan — Canaan Civil War Memorial
1861 Civil War 1865 Canaan, Vermont 3rd Vermont Volunteers Francis Baker, Chauncey Barnett, Hiram Bowen, Samuel Cable, Thomas Colby, Charles M Elliott, Thomas Farrow, George Gamsby, James Gamsby, William H. Gault, David . . . Map (db m140268) WM
5 Vermont, Essex County, Canaan — Canaan Vermont War Memorials
Canaan Remembers 1917 - World War-1919 Canaan Honor Rolls 1950 - Korean War -1954 Jean C. Lanctot, Albert Leonard denoted as having died in service 1965 - Vietnam Conflicit - 1973 1941 - World War II - 1945 no . . . Map (db m140467) WM
6 Vermont, Essex County, Concord — 1st Normal SchoolPioneer in Teacher Training
The first recognized school for the purpose of training teachers was conducted near here by the Rev. Samuel Read Hall, 1823-25. Practice teaching was employed, with lectures on Schoolkeeping, which became in 1829, the first professional book for . . . Map (db m74469) HM
7 Vermont, Essex County, Concord — Concord War Memorial
Dedicated to those who served our nation to protect and preserve our freedom Concord Vermont 2010Map (db m157449) WM
8 Vermont, Essex County, East Concord — George Lansing FoxOne of the 4 Dorchester Chaplains
Called from his Gilman parish to serve as a Chaplain in World War II, First Lieutenant Fox died when the Dorchester was torpedoed in the North Atlantic. Giving his life jacket to a soldier, he perished with three other chaplains, in one of the most . . . Map (db m77604) HM
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9 Vermont, Essex County, Ferdinand, Island Pond — Stewart Holbrook1893-1964
Stewart Holbrook was a logger, a nationally recognized author, and self-taught historian whose topics included Ethan Allen, railroads, and the timber industry. Holbrook, believed to have coined the term “tree farm,” was renowned for . . . Map (db m104491) HM
10 Vermont, Essex County, Granby, North Concord — Rogers' Rangers Cemetery1759
This stone cairn marks the graves of two Rogers' Rangers who died during the French and Indian War. Their gruesome deaths were recorded in the diary of Lieutenant George Campbell: "(Sergeant) Lewis had told me that his party had shot a Moose near a . . . Map (db m75587) HM
11 Vermont, Essex County, Guildhall — Essex County Court House
Erected 1850 Guildhall First settlement in Northeastern Vermont — 1764Map (db m151898) HM
12 Vermont, Essex County, Guildhall — Historic Guildhall, Vermont(Pronounced Gilhall)
Only Town in the World so Named Chartered 1761 • Settled 1764 Capt. Peter Powers discovered Guildhall Falls in 1754 Frontier during French & Indian War Col. Ward Bailey built first blockhouse First wing dam built on Connecticut River Seat of . . . Map (db m151899) HM
13 Vermont, Essex County, Guildhall — The Benton CottageNational Register of Historic Places — Built 1915 —
This property been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior The Benton Cottage Built 1915Map (db m151900) HM
14 Vermont, Essex County, Guildhall, Lancaster — VermontMajor cross-state route
U.S. 2 is the major highway between the Atlantic and Lake Champlain. It leads through St. Johnsbury, the maple sugar center, down the Winooski River to Montpelier, through the tallest mountains at Bolton Gorge to Lake Champlain at Burlington, . . . Map (db m77605) HM
15 Vermont, Essex County, Island Pond — Island Pond
Pioneer Railroad Planner John A. Poor’s dream of an International Railway connecting Montreal, Canada with the Ice-free harbor of Portland, Maine became a reality on July 18, 1853, when the first through trains met at this great halfway point on . . . Map (db m75118) HM
16 Vermont, Essex County, Lunenburg, East Concord — Lunenburg Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women who served our country Lest We Forget names were not transcribedMap (db m140446) WM
17 Vermont, Essex County, Lunenburg, East Concord — VermontMajor Cross-State Route
U.S.2 is the major highway between the Atlantic and Lake Champlain. It leads through St. Johnsbury, the maple sugar center, down the Winooski River to Montpelier, through the tallest mountains at Bolton Gorge to Lake Champlainat Burlington, . . . Map (db m155739) HM
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18 Vermont, Essex County, Lunenburgh, East Concord — Lunenburgh Civil War Memorial
In memory of our comrades in the Rebellion 1861 to 1865 Captains John S. Clark Elben J. Hartshorn Lieuts. Geo. P. French Nathan C. Cheney George W. Hill Sergeants Marshall W. Wright Solo L. Simonds Levi H. . . . Map (db m140149) WM
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Jun. 7, 2023