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By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2017
Canada Geese Marker
Vermont (Addison County), Addison — Canada Geese

Canada geese assemble at Dead Creek from many locations within eastern North America. They are attracted to this management area because of the protection offered by the refuge and the excellent combination of forage fields and water. Fall . . . — Map (db m109247) HM

Vermont (Addison County), Addison — Chimney Point
This strategic point on Lake Champlain was occupied by Native Americans for thousands of years. In 1690 Jacobus deWarm build a small stone fort here. The French build a wooden stockade in 1731, erecting Fort St. Frederic across the lake in 1734. . . . — Map (db m85414) HM
Vermont (Addison County), Addison — DAR John Strong Mansion
General John Strong was a Revolutionary War patriot and a prominent early citizen of Addison County. He served as a judge, state legislator and represented Addison at the State Convention, which adopted the Constitution of the United States and . . . — Map (db m85231) HM
Vermont (Addison County), Addison — Northern Terminal of the Crown Point Military Road

Near this spot on the shore of the lake was the Northern Terminal of the Crown Point Military Road built by Gen. Amherst, in 1759 — Map (db m109079) HM

Vermont (Addison County), Addison — Snow Geese

Snow geese are relatively new to the Dead Creek refuge, having begun to use the area as recently as 1981. Their numbers have continued to increase annually, and peak populations present here in mid-October exceed 20,000 birds.

Snow geese do . . . — Map (db m109245) HM

Vermont (Addison County), Addison — The Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area

The Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) was established in 1950 to provide breeding and migrational habitat for waterfowl. It is owned by the State of Vermont and managed by the Fish and Wildlife Department. Acquisition and development . . . — Map (db m109246) HM

Vermont (Addison County), Addison — War Memorial Victory Peace

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Addison Remembers Her Heroes

1771 - Revolutionary War - 1778 [Honor Roll of Veterans]

1812 - War With England - 1814 [Honor Roll of Veterans]

1861 - Civil War - 1865 [Died in Service] Joseph . . . — Map (db m109277) WM

Vermont (Addison County), Addison — Wetland Resources

As the name implies, "wetlands" are wet areas characterized by soils that are permanently or seasonally saturated with water. They contain a variety of plants, shrubs and trees which have adapted to living in a wet environment. Wetlands are . . . — Map (db m109244) HM


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