“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Dorset, Vermont

Clickable Map of Bennington 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> Bennington County, VT (65) Rutland County, VT (127) Windham County, VT (75) Windsor County, VT (109) Berkshire County, MA (159) Franklin County, MA (95) Rensselaer County, NY (165) Washington County, NY (173)  BenningtonCounty(65) Bennington County (65)  RutlandCounty(127) Rutland County (127)  WindhamCounty(75) Windham County (75)  WindsorCounty(109) Windsor County (109)  BerkshireCountyMassachusetts(159) Berkshire County (159)  FranklinCounty(95) Franklin County (95)  RensselaerCountyNew York(165) Rensselaer County (165)  WashingtonCounty(173) Washington County (173)
Manchester and Bennington are both the county seat for Bennington County
Dorset is in Bennington County
      Bennington County (65)  
      Rutland County (127)  
      Windham County (75)  
      Windsor County (109)  
      Berkshire County, Massachusetts (159)  
      Franklin County, Massachusetts (95)  
      Rensselaer County, New York (165)  
      Washington County, New York (173)  
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1 Vermont, Bennington County, Dorset — Cephas Kent’s DwellingCephas Kent Inn
Vermont Society of Colonial Dames Historic Marker Site of Cephas Kent's dwelling adjacent the Cephas Kent Inn where the First Convention of the New Hampshire Grants was held in 1776 The Dorset Conventions July 24, 1775 Seth . . . Map (db m159535) HM
2 Vermont, Bennington County, Dorset — DorsetHere New Hampshire Grants First Voted Independence
. . . Map (db m78213) HM
3 Vermont, Bennington County, Dorset — Fenton Pottery Site1801-1810
Jonathon Fenton established a pottery and kiln near this site in 1801. He first made redware from clay found along the banks of the Mettowee River. He then became the first potter in Vermont to make salt-glazed stoneware. In 1810 he moved his . . . Map (db m78224) HM
4 Vermont, Bennington County, Dorset — First Marble QuarryOldest Quarry in U.S., 1785
Here, near Mt. Aeolus, Isaac Underhill opened the first marble quarry in 1785. Dorset quarries were most active in early 1800's when small slabs were used for hearths, doorsills and headstones. With better transportation and saws, larger blocks . . . Map (db m78226) HM
5 Vermont, Bennington County, Dorset — The Dorset Field ClubOldest Continually Operated Golf Course in the United States
Marker Front: On September 12, 1886 a group of golfers, principally from Troy and New York City, who summered in Dorset, laid out a nine hole golf course, then known as The Dorset Golf Links on this present site. The Club's first president . . . Map (db m77585) HM
6 Vermont, Bennington County, Dorset, East Dorset — Birthplace of William Griffith Wilson1895-1971 — Co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous —
Bill Wilson was born November 26, 1895, in a room behind the bar at the Wilson House Hotel. From age 11 until entering the Army, he lived at the Griffith House across the church yard from his birthplace. Bill W. wrote the book "Alcoholics Anonymous" . . . Map (db m94430) HM
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Jun. 19, 2024