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

Clickable Map of Windsor 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> Windsor County, VT (109) Addison County, VT (72) Bennington County, VT (63) Orange County, VT (39) Rutland County, VT (124) Windham County, VT (75) Grafton County, NH (147) Sullivan County, NH (45)  WindsorCounty(109) Windsor County (109)  AddisonCounty(72) Addison County (72)  BenningtonCounty(63) Bennington County (63)  OrangeCounty(39) Orange County (39)  RutlandCounty(124) Rutland County (124)  WindhamCounty(75) Windham County (75)  GraftonCountyNew Hampshire(147) Grafton County (147)  SullivanCounty(45) Sullivan County (45)
Woodstock is the county seat for Windsor County
Adjacent to Windsor County, Vermont
      Addison County (72)  
      Bennington County (63)  
      Orange County (39)  
      Rutland County (124)  
      Windham County (75)  
      Grafton County, New Hampshire (147)  
      Sullivan County, New Hampshire (45)  
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1 Vermont, Windsor County, Andover — Finnish Immigrants in Vermont
Between 1910 and 1940 a significant number of Finnish immigrants settled in Andover and surrounding towns. By the late 1920s more than 30 Finnish families lived in Andover, and East Hill Road became known as “Finn Hill.” Drawn to the area by . . . Map (db m208617) HM
2 Vermont, Windsor County, Barnard — Dorothy Thompson Memorial Common
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 . . . Map (db m94488) HM
3 Vermont, Windsor County, Bethel — Eighteen Hundred And Froze To Death / United Church Of Bethel
Eighteen Hundred and Froze to Death The year 1816 was known worldwide as "the cold year", "the famine year", and "the year without a summer". Vermonters called it "Eighteen Hundred and Froze to Death", as snow fell on June 7 and frosts came . . . Map (db m156421) HM
4 Vermont, Windsor County, Bridgewater — Bridgewater Veterans Memorial
Bridgewater Veterans Memorial In Memory of the Veterans I Know Who You Are I Know Where You Were I Know What You Did But I Don’t Know The Pain You Went Through                   Lindsay Williams                   Bus . . . Map (db m23179) WM
5 Vermont, Windsor County, Bridgewater — Bridgewater World War I Monument
Honor Roll Adams, Ernest J. • Adams, Leon D. • * Adams, Lester W. • Adams, Royal L. • Atwood, Harland • Atwood, Leon A. • Ayer, Melvin C. • Baker, Harold • Becker, Levi • Biathrow, Phillip • Bradley, Clifford • Cady, Lynn Z. • Cady, William S. . . . Map (db m23167) HM
6 Vermont, Windsor County, Cavendish — The Gage Accident1848 — Cavendish —
One of the most remarkable events in medical history occured about ¾ mile (1 km) from here. On 13th September 1848, Phineas P. Gage, a railroad construction foreman from Lebanon (NH), suffered massive brain damage when a 3ft 7in (107 cm) long, . . . Map (db m44099) HM
7 Vermont, Windsor County, Chester — Hugh Henry Family Homestead
This homestead represents over two centuries of residency by the Hugh Henry family. The main house was built for Thomas Kimball c.1780 during the Federal architectural period with a Georgian plan. In 1803, Hugh Henry (1767-1847) of Acworth, N.H. . . . Map (db m183155) HM
8 Vermont, Windsor County, Chester, Chester Depot — Chester Academy / District No. 20 Central School
Chester Academy A Legislative Act created Chester Academy on October 30, 1814, and it opened March 13, 1815 on this site. A unique hexagonal cupola crowned the Federal-style brick building. Local families financed the school, with the Chester . . . Map (db m117222) HM
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9 Vermont, Windsor County, Chester, Chester Depot — Chester Civil War Memorial
[ South Plaque ] Roll of Honor to Those Who Sleep Where They Fell. Sewell Barker, Corp. Co. G. 7th Vt. Vols. Joseph W. Fletcher, Corp. Co. H. 10th Vt. Vols. Azro B. Stiles, Corp. Co. K. 4th Vt. Vols. Rensselaer H. . . . Map (db m23189) HM
10 Vermont, Windsor County, Chester, Chester Depot — Chester Depot
The first public train arrived here on July 18, 1849, and in December, the Rutland & Burlington Railroad opened the first rail line across Vermont linking the Connecticut River valley at Bellows Falls and Lake Champlain at Burlington. The route . . . Map (db m101220) HM
11 Vermont, Windsor County, Chester, Chester Depot — Chester Vietnam Conflict Monument
Dedicated to the Men and Women Of Chester Who Served Their Country in the Vietnam Conflict Erected by the Citizens of Chester Dedicated May 27, 1974 [ Left Panel ] Adams John Stanley • Amsden Clyde Emersom • . . . Map (db m23243) WM
12 Vermont, Windsor County, Chester, Chester Depot — Chester World War I and II and Korean Conflict Monument
Valor Dedicated to the Men and Women of Chester who served their Country in World War I and II and in the Korean Conflict {South Face} Panel 1 Adams, Clinton A. • Adams, Robert C. • Albee, Harold M. • Amsden, Edwin E. • Amsden, . . . Map (db m23407) WM
13 Vermont, Windsor County, Chester, Chester Depot — Merritt Austin Edson
{North Side} Was born in Rutland Vermont on April 25, 1897. Soon after his birth, the Edson family returned to their native Chester. In 1915 he graduated from Chester High School. While attending the University of Vermont, in 1915, he joined the . . . Map (db m121220) HM
14 Vermont, Windsor County, Chester, Chester Depot — North Chester
Side 1 Known locally as the Stone Village, eleven adjacent buildings display similar distinctive masonry. The earliest house (second east of the church) was built c. 1834 for Dr. Ptolemy Edson. Seven more houses, the church, a school, and a . . . Map (db m138704) HM
15 Vermont, Windsor County, Hartland — Martin Memorial Building
A gift to the town from Ernest N. Martin 1874 - 1965 in memory of four generations of his family to live in Hartland Martin Memorial Library opened on July 8, 1961 during Hartland's bicentennial celebration to serve as a . . . Map (db m230036) HM
16 Vermont, Windsor County, Hartland — War Memorial
In honor of the men and women who served this community in all warsMap (db m230038) WM
17 Vermont, Windsor County, Ludlow — Abby Maria Hemenway
Born in Ludlow in 1828 and educated at Black River Academy, Abby Maria Hemenway was the editor of the Vermont Historical Gazetteer, a five volume compilation of local history, published between 1860 and 1891. For thirty years, Hemenway . . . Map (db m78155) HM
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18 Vermont, Windsor County, Ludlow — Veteran’s Memorial
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19 Vermont, Windsor County, Norwich — Alden Partridge(1784-1854)
A native of Norwich, Vermont, Alden Partridge was a pioneer in American military education. Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point from 1815 to 1817, he returned here in 1819 to found the American Literary, Scientific and Military . . . Map (db m32159) HM
20 Vermont, Windsor County, Norwich — American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy1819-1994
This tablet marks the site of the American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy. Founded by Captain Alden Partridge in 1819 and incorporated as the Norwich University by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont in 1834. Following a . . . Map (db m44863) HM
21 Vermont, Windsor County, Norwich — Early Settlers & Allen R. Foley
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22 Vermont, Windsor County, Norwich — First Public Grammar SchoolLocated on this site
On June 17, 1785, the Vermont General Assembly enacted a law which designated “the place for keeping a County Grammar School in and for Windsor County, shall be at the house commonly known by the name the Red Schoolhouse in Norwich,” . . . Map (db m32189) HM
23 Vermont, Windsor County, Norwich — Norwich Honor Roll
Norwich Honor Roll In honor of those who have defended our nation since 1975 Sherry A. Amadon • Terry S. Amadon • Wendy F. Bagley • Andrew P. Batson • Ann A. Brechbuhl • Christian W. Brechbuhl • Hans C. Brechbuhl • . . . Map (db m157572) WM
24 Vermont, Windsor County, Norwich — Norwich Vietnam War Memorial
1961 Vietnam War Veterans 1975 Stephen F. Ackley • Gordon O. Aldrich • William M. Aldrich • Robert C. Armstrong • William Ballard • Donald Bartlett, Jr. • A. Peter Batson • Maurice P. Beauchene • Juanita M. Benert • M. . . . Map (db m231313) WM
25 Vermont, Windsor County, Norwich — Theta Chi Fraternity
Near this spot stood the Old South Barracks of Norwich University where, at 9:00 pm on April 10, 1856 Theta Chi Fraternity was founded by Frederick Norton Freeman and Arthur ChaseMap (db m32162) HM
26 Vermont, Windsor County, Norwich — Theta Chi Fraternity
On a site two hundred feet north east of this monument in the Old South Barracks of Norwich University, Frederick Norton Freeman 57 and Arthur Chase 56 founded Theta Chi Fraternity at 9 P.M. April 10, 1856Map (db m157304) HM
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27 Vermont, Windsor County, Norwich — Town of Norwich
Marker Front: Forged by the determination and skills of early settlers, Norwich’s legacy survives in its Georgian, Federal, and Greek Revival buildings. With commercial, residential, and public buildings clustered near its green, Norwich . . . Map (db m80013) HM
28 Vermont, Windsor County, Norwich — Town of Norwich War Memorial
Town of Norwich Vermont Armed Forces In Time of War 1776 — 1947 1776 Amos Ames · Parke Avery · Elijah Baldwin · Jonathan Ball · Joseph Ball · Gershom Bartlett Jr. · Jonathan Bartlett · Joseph Bartlett · Elihu Baxter · Nathaniel Boardman · . . . Map (db m158708) WM
29 Vermont, Windsor County, Perkinsville — Bomber Crash on Hawks Mountain / Crew of B-29A #44-62228 Crashed Perkinsville, Vermont 15 June 1947
Bomber Crash on Hawks Mountain At 12:17 AM on June 15, 1947 a U.S. Army Air Force Boeing B–29 Superfortress bomber strayed off course and crashed on nearby Hawks Mountain during a severe storm. All twelve crewmembers perished. . . . Map (db m90100) HM
30 Vermont, Windsor County, Plymouth — Achsa W. Sprague (1827-1862)Spiritualist and Reformer
Achsa Sprague was born and lived in Plymouth Notch, teaching in the stone school by age 12. At 20, she contracted a mysterious disease and spent seven years bedridden, waking one day miraculously cured. Attributing recovery to angelic powers, she . . . Map (db m103339) HM
31 Vermont, Windsor County, Plymouth — Capt. John Coolidge Flagpole
This flagpole, which stood for 30 years on the east wing of the State House in Boston, is presented to the Town of Plymouth by the Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and dedicated to the memory of Capt. John . . . Map (db m105580) HM
32 Vermont, Windsor County, Plymouth — Plymouth WW1 Memorial
In memory of World War Veterans of Plymouth, Vermont 1914 – 1918 * Walter Hugh Goodrich * Sheridan Garfield Goodrich Vern Linwood Hall Walter Charles Hall James Ora Massey Zeb Samuel Goodrich Domenico Avitabile Ferris William Ayer John Joseph . . . Map (db m105586) WM
33 Vermont, Windsor County, Plymouth — Revolutionary War Campground on the Crown Point Road
This lakeside meadow was a 1777 campground for Rindge NH troops en route to Mount Independence and Fort Ticonderoga to fight Burgoyne's invading British army. The 1776 Crown Point Road linking Fort No. 4 on the Connecticut River to Lake Champlain . . . Map (db m78159) HM
34 Vermont, Windsor County, Plymouth — Vermont Gold Rush
In 1826 gold nuggets were first discovered in Newfane and Somerset, Vt. In 1851, ‘49er Matthew Kennedy discovered gold in Buffalo Brook at Plymouth. By 1855, a “gold rush” was underway here and in Bridgewater, Vt. Prospectors staked . . . Map (db m78161) HM
35 Vermont, Windsor County, Plymouth Notch — Calvin Coolidge1872 - 1933
Born July 4, 1872 in a house back of store, Calvin Coolidge from 4 years of age lived in the homestead across the road, now owned by the State of Vermont. Here on Aug. 3, 1923 he was inaugurated President and he spent many vacations. In the Notch . . . Map (db m74473) HM
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36 Vermont, Windsor County, Plymouth Notch — Calvin Coolidge Homestead
Calvin Coolidge Homestead has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark. Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1933 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the . . . Map (db m62155) HM
37 Vermont, Windsor County, Reading — Indian Stones
Side ACommemorate event in early history of Vermont. Captured by Abnakis for ransom at Fort No. 4, Johnson family, Miriam Willard, Peter Labaree, and Ebenezer Farnsworth camped here 30 August 1754 enroute to Montréal. The next day a . . . Map (db m90099) HM
38 Vermont, Windsor County, Royalton, South Royalton — Burning of Royalton
Commemorating the burning of Royalton by Indians October 16, 1780Map (db m155884) HM
39 Vermont, Windsor County, Royalton, South Royalton — Stone Turnpike Marker1802
Showing northern terminus of the Royalton and Woodstock Turnpike which opened for traffic in the spring of 1802Map (db m155821) HM
40 Vermont, Windsor County, Royalton, South Royalton — The Royalton RaidOctober 16, 1780
To terrorize the valley from Tunbridge to Royalton, nearly 300 Indians led by a British officer fell on these defenseless frontier settlements, killing 4, taking 26 prisoners, & reducing Royalton to ashes. The captives hauled back to Canada were . . . Map (db m58273) HM
41 Vermont, Windsor County, Sharon, South Royalton — Carlton Clark Memorial Bridge
Dedicated to the memory of Sgt. Carlton Alan Clark August 24, 1983 — August 6, 2006 2nd Brigade Troop Battalion 2nd Brigade Combat Team 101st Airborne Division Air Assault US Army Sgt. Clark was killed in action on August 6, 2006 in . . . Map (db m198717) WM
42 Vermont, Windsor County, South Pomfret — The Fisk Trophy Race of 1937Longest Running Alpine Ski Race Held at One Location in the United States
On February 7, 1937, Woodstock Ski Runners first held its annual individual slalom race at this location at Suicide Six on the trail now known as “The Face.” That year, Elizabeth Fisk, a Ski Runners parent whose daughters Margaretta and Ursula . . . Map (db m201074) HM
43 Vermont, Windsor County, South Royalton — Jessie LaFountain BigwoodFirst Woman Admitted To Vermont Bar
Born in 1874, Jessie LaFountain attended Burlington Business College and worked as a government reporter at Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester/Essex, Vermont. In 1898 she married Frederick H. Bigwood and shortly thereafter entered the office of V.A. . . . Map (db m73938) HM
44 Vermont, Windsor County, South Royalton — Joseph Smith MonumentMormon Prophet's Birthplace
Joseph Smith, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was born near here on December 23, 1805. A visitor's center and a 38½ foot tall monument, considered the world's largest polished granite shaft, commemorates his life and is . . . Map (db m37198) HM
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45 Vermont, Windsor County, South Royalton — Wagon Wheels FarmTourists Accommodated, 1937-1942
The farmhouse on this site, dating from the late-18th century, was purchased by Irene and Robert Slater in 1934, along with a barn and 145 acres of land. During the Great Depression, like many Vermont farmers, the Slaters took in tourists to . . . Map (db m85971) HM
46 Vermont, Windsor County, Springfield — Eureka Schoolhouse & Baltimore Covered Bridge
The Eureka Schoolhouse, constructed between 1785 and 1790, is Vermont’s oldest one-room school and one of the few surviving 18th century public buildings in the state. It was originally located in the “Eureka Four Corners,” northeast of . . . Map (db m74965) HM
47 Vermont, Windsor County, Springfield — Stellafane Observatory
Stellafane Observatory Has been Designated a National Historic landmark This Site Possesses National Significance In Commemorating the History of the United States of America 1989 National Park Service United States Department of . . . Map (db m75701) HM
48 Vermont, Windsor County, Springfield — William JarvisConsul to Lisbon was first to import Merino sheep to U.S.
In 1811 Consul Jarvis brought from Spain to his farm in Weathersfield Bow the prized Merino sheep, whose longer fiber revolutionized the woolen industry and stimulated sheep raising throughout the East. In the 1830’s Merinos were the state’s . . . Map (db m65800) HM
49 Vermont, Windsor County, Springfield — Helen Hartness FlandersBallad Collector, Poet, Scholar, Musician
Born in Springfield, Vermont in 1890, daughter of Governor James Hartness and wife of U.S. Senator Ralph E. Flanders, Helen Hartness Flanders became an internationally recognized ballad collector and authority on folk music. Among her many . . . Map (db m85970) HM
50 Vermont, Windsor County, Springfield — James Hartness & Precision Valley Inventors
Newly arrived in Springfield in 1889 to work at the Jones and Lamson Machine Company, James Hartness soon rose to President. A natural leader, he played a vital role in the creation of "Precision Valley". Internationally respected in the machine . . . Map (db m85925) HM
51 Vermont, Windsor County, Weathersfield, Perkinsville — Salmond Bridge
Salmond Bridge was built by James F. Tasker c1880. This 54' multiple king post structure spanned the Black River near Stoughton Pond and was named after the Salmond family living near the bridge. It remained in this area until 1959, when it was . . . Map (db m73918) HM
52 Vermont, Windsor County, Weston — Civilian Conservation Corps West River Forest Camp1933-1940
This site marks the entrance to the west River C.C.C. Camp. This CCC was part of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and targeted unemployed men 18–25 whose families were on relief. Nationally, over 2.5 million men were hired and paid $30 . . . Map (db m109185) HM
53 Vermont, Windsor County, Weston — Weston Civil War Monument
Presented to the Town of Weston by Harrison Meads In Memory of the Soldiers of Said Town Who Gave Their Lives in The War of the Rebellion, 1861 – 1865 George E. Meads, Berdans 1st Reg. Of Sharpshooters Co. F. Died Sept. 9, 1862 . . . Map (db m23223) HM
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54 Vermont, Windsor County, Weston — Weston Korean War – Vietnam War Monument
Honor Roll Korean War 1950 – 1955 Donald E. Ballantine • Albert G. Decell • Eugene E. Decell • Marvin C. Decell • Norman L. Decell • Edmund R. Gabert, Jr. • Harold J. Hale • Charles O. Hart • Glenn W. Hart • Gordon G. Hart • Harry A. . . . Map (db m23165) WM
55 Vermont, Windsor County, Weston — Weston Village Historic District
Marker Front: The village of Weston is on the National Register of Historic Places. Settled in 1761, originally as the West Town of Andover. Weston was incorporated 1n 1799. The Farrar Mansur House, built c. 1795, served as a home, tavern . . . Map (db m23166) HM
56 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — Boston & MaineCaboose #104610
Boston & Maine caboose # 104610 was built in 1921 by the Laconia Car Works in Laconia, NH. The caboose is a 30' center cupola design constructed of wood on a steel frame. The caboose was one in a series of fifty numbered 104600 to 104649. The 1046 . . . Map (db m224072) HM
57 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — B & M Engine 494 Restoration Project
Boston & Maine Railroad No. 494 was built by the Manchester Locomotive Works in Manchester, New Hampshire in 1892 and served B&M hauling passenger cars and light freight. The engine was renumbered No. 905 in 1911. Near the end of its service, the . . . Map (db m224076) HM
58 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — Bank BuildingCirca. 1892 — National Register —
Constructed as the National Bank of White River Junction. The frieze of this Richardson Romanesque style corner building is punctuated by a line of recessed bull's eyes. A small wooden structure, erected by the bank on the adjacent Gates Street lot . . . Map (db m224163) HM
59 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — Cross-Abbott / Vermont SalvageCirca 1895 — National Register —
The Cross-Abbott Company, which dealt exclusively in groceries, was one of the village's thirteen thriving wholesale businesses in 1903. Founded by Charles A. Cross and Charles C. Abbott in 1894, the firm was housed in this Italianate Revival . . . Map (db m224169) HM
60 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — Disastrous Train Wreck
At 2:10 AM on February 5, 1887 the last car of The Montreal Express derailed causing three cars to fall from the bridge and crash on the ice of the White River 43 feet below. Embers from the coal stoves ignited the spilled oil of the lanterns and . . . Map (db m64891) HM
61 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — Gates Library1907 — National Register —
Amos Barnes of Boston, Massachusetts erected this neoGothic Revival building in memory of George W. Gates and his family. Mr. Gates, an engineer in charge of the construction of the local Western Union Telegraph Company system, and the supervisor . . . Map (db m224108) HM
62 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — Hotel Coolidge1926 — National Register —
Intending to capitalize ort the success of the Vermont Central Railroad in 1849, Colonel Samuel Nutt purchased the Enfield, New Hampshire Grafton House Hotel, and had the clapboard structure moved here. Once erected on this side of the Connecticut . . . Map (db m224120) HM
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63 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — Old Telephone CompanyCirca 1922
The first New England Telephone Company office in the area opened in the Junction House block during the fall of 1894. The exchange not only provided local service to its twenty-five subscribers but proudly offered its patrons direct access to . . . Map (db m223973) HM
64 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — Quechee Gorge
The Ottauquechee River forms the 165 foot deep, mile-long gorge. Cut through the hills at the end of the last Ice Age, the gorge was the only outlet for a large glacial lake. The original bridge spanning the gorge was built in 1875 as a railroad . . . Map (db m146397) HM
65 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — Smith & Company/Catamount Brewery — 1885 —
This building was erected by Joseph Mace in 1885 as a grist mill. Mr. Mace's business, and that of his successors, Tilden and Glover, failed. The two story brick building remained vacant for over five years before catching the eye of the Chicago . . . Map (db m224114) HM
66 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — Smith Block1871
"Dartmouth Chocolates and "Hanover Crackers” were made in the building which once stood on this site. Erected by George W. Smith to house his family business in 1871, portions of it were severely damaged by fire in 1884. Smith rebuilt the bakery . . . Map (db m224109) HM
67 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — Theron Boyd House
Marker Front: This Federal style house, built in 1786, has undergone little alteration and is one the finest houses from this period in Vermont. It was built by William Burtch, whose father came to Hartford, VT, from Stonington, CT about . . . Map (db m79966) HM
68 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — Town of Hartford Veterans Memorial
In honor of those who have and those who will leave our community to serve this country. You will not be forgotten.Map (db m224080) WM
69 Vermont, Windsor County, White River Junction — VermontGateway to Green Mt. State
White River Junction, a natural transportation center, is where highways, rivers and railways converge. In 1759 the rapids at the confluence of the White and Conn. Rivers nearly brought death to Robert Rogers and 3 Rangers. Vermont’s first train ran . . . Map (db m32193) HM
70 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — American Precision Museum / Mill Brook & WaterpowerWindsor Vermont
American Precision Museum In 1846 a United States Army order for 10,000 rifles transformed a small gun shop on the north bank of Mill Brook into a leader in the field of precision manufacturing. The Robbins & Lawrence Company built this . . . Map (db m180356) HM
71 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Constitution House
Windsor, settled in 1764, became the political center of the Upper Connecticut River Valley. Here the Constitution of the “Free and Independent State of Vermont” was adopted at the tavern of Elijah West on July 8, 1777. This constitution was the . . . Map (db m65814) HM
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72 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Dinah
Dinah was taken to Windsor in 1783, identified only as a Negro woman slave about thirty years of age, valued at £40. An ensuing court case would later make her the best known of those to have been enslaved in Vermont despite its 1777 Constitution . . . Map (db m202864) HM
73 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Edwin A. Battison
Edwin A. Battison Born in Windsor, Vermont Curator of Mechanical Engineering Smithsonian Institution Founder, First Director and Trustee of the American Precision Museum His lifelong interest, scholarship and dedication made possible . . . Map (db m180334) HM
74 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — International Mechanical Engineering Heritage Collection
The American Precision Museum Windsor, Vermont The museum contains the largest collection of historically significant machine tools in the nation, tracing their evolutionary development from the earliest period. Metal-cutting machine tools bring . . . Map (db m180355) HM
75 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — 83 — Lafayette's TourThe Lafayette Trail — Mapping The Farewell Tour —
On June 28, 1825, General Lafayette was escorted to Pettes' Hotel where he was welcomed to the state by VT Governor Cornelius van Ness.Map (db m230078) HM
76 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Mount Ascutney & Its People / Old South ChurchWindsor Vermont
Mount Ascutney & Its People Towering over the landscape at 3,150 feet, Mount Ascutney — visible beyond the trees at the back of the cemetery — influenced the economic, social, and cultural life of the town. As early as 1808, granite . . . Map (db m180679) HM
77 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Original Site of Constitution House1777
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78 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Robbins and Lawrence Armory and Machine Shop
Robbins and Lawrence Armory and Machine Shop has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or . . . Map (db m180330) HM
79 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Robbins and Lawrence Armory and Machine Shop
Robbins and Lawrence Armory and Machine Shop has been designated a National Historic Landmark This Site Possesses National Significance
In Commemorating the History of the United States of America 1966 National Park Service . . . Map (db m180332) HM
80 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Robbins and Lawrence Armory and Machine Shop1848 Windsor, Vermont — International Mechanical Engineering Heritage Site —
Where interchangeable manufacturing became a reality In fulfilling a contract for 25,000 U.S. Army rifles (Model 1841) and a like quantity for the British government, Robbins & Lawrence was the first to achieve interchangeability of parts on a . . . Map (db m180352) HM
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81 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — The Lewis PlatformWindsor-Mt. Ascutney Station
dedicated December 15, 1995 in memory of Bill Lewis His vision & determination brought passenger rail back to Windsor, VermontMap (db m230085) HM
82 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — War Memorial
To honor Windsor residents who served in all warsMap (db m230899) WM
83 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor Civil War Honor Roll
[Roll of Honored Dead] William C. Tracey · Joseph Bickford · Richard F. Rich William Greenwood · Joseph A. Smith [Honor Roll of Veterans] Edward Blanchard · Henry S. Blanchard · James Brady · William H. Clayton Albert Coates · . . . Map (db m230914) WM
84 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor Gulf War Honor Roll
Douglas J. Wu · Duane Blanchard · Erin L. Franklin · Ralph K. Franklin Jr. Rosalie A. Gibson · Christopher P. Hebert · Steven A. Hebert Timothy Hebert · Damon E. Bacon · Steven A. Ducharme · Chad Z. Hickey Jason D. Richardson · Duane Bedell . . . Map (db m230927) WM
85 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor House / Post OfficeWindsor Vermont
Windsor House This has been Windsor's premier site for hospitality since the early 1800s. Captain Joseph Pettes built a coffee house here in 1801 on the Connecticut River Turnpike, a toll road that ran from Bellows Falls to . . . Map (db m230080) HM
86 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor Korean Conflict Honor Roll
[Roll of Honored Dead] Clifton G. Baker · Wilfred H. Humphrey · Theodore L. Rich [Honor Roll of Veterans] Lewis I. Adams · Roland C. Adams · Arthur J. Blaine · William L. Blaine · Raymond R. Blake · Frank F. Blanchard Jr. · Frederick . . . Map (db m233336) WM
87 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor Revolutionary War Honor Roll
Aaron Hoisington · Ebenezer Hoisington · Joab Hoisington Orange Hoisington · David Huggins, Sr · Nathan PerkinsMap (db m230912) WM
88 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor Spanish War Honor Roll
George S. Geer · Thomas J. Goodsill · Frank C. Herrick Arthur L. PerhamMap (db m230920) WM
89 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor Veterans Memorial
Spanish War Veterans 1898     1902 Army Navy United USA · Porto Rico · Cuba · Philippine Islands SAR 1775 Sons of the American Revolution American Legion GAR Grand Army of the RepublicMap (db m180477) WM
90 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor Veterans Monument
Dedicated to Honor The Men and Women Who Served Their Country In All Wars Erected by Windsor Chapter — IV of World War Mothers 1958Map (db m180560) WM
91 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor Vietnam War Memorial
[Roll of Honored Dead] Robert E. Blake · David F. Callahan Jr. · John H. Holland [Honor Roll of Veterans] Allen Willey · James E. Hood · Thomas H. Macleay · David L. Milligan · Dale F. Beaulieu · Terry W. Keay · Daniel J. Mead · Norman . . . Map (db m233341) WM
92 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor War of 1812 Honor Roll
David Huggins Jr.Map (db m230913) WM
93 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor World War I Honor Roll
[Roll of Honored Dead] William I. Audette · Gerald L. Ayers · Richard W. Ayers · Constant J. Baker Walter O. Bennett · Albert Bergeron · Elwin K. Blaney · Charles G. Craig Joan J. Franklin · Robert W. Hill · Clarence H. Hoisington · . . . Map (db m231154) WM
94 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor World War II Honor Roll
[Roll of Honored Dead] William I. Audette · Gerald L. Ayers · Richard W. Ayers · Constant J. Baker Albert Bergeron · Elwin K. Blaney · Charles G. Craig · John J. Franklin George E. Gardner Sr. · Robert W. Hill · Wilfred J. Hull · John . . . Map (db m233292) WM
95 Vermont, Windsor County, Windsor — Windsor’s First Meeting House
Near this spot stood Windsor’s First Meeting House built in 1773 – 1774 Here July 2 – 1777 assembled for its initial session the convention which six days later in the tavern farther north on Main Street adopted the first constitution of . . . Map (db m180563) HM
96 Vermont, Windsor County, Woodstock — 1917 • World War Honor Roll • 1919Men and Women of Woodstock
[Died in Service] Edwin F. Charon • Henry B. Furber • Ora E. Paul • Evan F. Harvey [Veterans] Earl C. Abbott • Eugene E. Allard • Dorothy H. Amor • Fred L. Arnold Ellery E. Barnaby • Frank C. Barr • Robbins W. Barstow Charles . . . Map (db m229992) WM
97 Vermont, Windsor County, Woodstock — Laurance Spelman Rockefeller and Mary French Rockefeller
Laurance and Mary Rockefeller embraced Woodstock and the Vermont values reflected in its landscape and historic places. Their vision and legacy of stewardship live on at the Billings Farm, at its partner Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller . . . Map (db m229976) HM
98 Vermont, Windsor County, Woodstock — Site of First Ski Tow in the United StatesWoodstock, Vermont
In January, 1934, on this pasture hill of Clinton Gilbert’s farm an endless-rope tow, powered by a Model “T” Ford engine, hauled skiers uphill for the first time.
This ingenious contraption launched a new era in winter sports.Map (db m50866) HM
99 Vermont, Windsor County, Woodstock — The Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion
Boyhood home of George Perkins Marsh Father of American Ecology, Author of Man and Nature, Stateman, Farmer and Linguist and home of Frederick Billings Conservationist, . . . Map (db m229978) HM
100 Vermont, Windsor County, Woodstock, South Woodstock — Green Mountain Perkins Academy
The Academy was chartered, with backing from the Universalist Church, as the Green Mountain Liberal Institute in 1848. It provided secondary schooling to men and women ages 15 to 20. Land for the “liberal & scientific institute” was donated by . . . Map (db m203585) HM

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