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By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
Ann Story Marker
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Ann Story — 1741 - 1817
Ann Story was a pioneer and Rutland settler, a widowed mother of five, and a Revolutionary War spy and hero. After moving to Salisbury, she supported the Green Mountain Boys, providing food, advice and information. Fearless in the face of . . . — Map (db m136573) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Fort Rutland Memorial
Memorial 1775 Erected on site of Fort Rutland by Ann Story Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution June 14, 1901 — Map (db m105453) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — George Schmitt — 1892-1913
George Schmitt of Rutland, along with his brother, Charles, built and flew the state's first glider near here in 1909. Schmitt learned to fly in the company of Curtis, Wright and Baldwin. He was the second person to fly in Vermont. Schmitt set . . . — Map (db m78002) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Governor Israel Smith — 1759 - 1810
Governor Israel Smith was buried at the West Street Cemetery. Smith served in the state legislature and as a delegate to the Vermont Constitutional Convention, which ratified the US Constitution. When Vermont became a state in 1791, he . . . — Map (db m141495) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Green Mountain Boys
In honor of The Green Mountain Boys Erected by The Ann Story Chapter D.A.R. 1915 — Map (db m105525) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Historic West Street Cemetery — Governor Israel Smith
Historic West Street Cemetery was first used in 1810, with the interment of Governor Israel Smith. This city cemetery replaced the North Main Street Cemetery, which dated to the 1780s. With the establishment of the Evergreen Cemetery in 1861, West . . . — Map (db m133952) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Italian American Club of Rutland, Vermont
On March 1, 1914, the Italian American Club of Rutland was founded as a mutual aid society by approximately forty southern Italian immigrants. Their mission included teaching local Italian immigrants English and assisting them to become American . . . — Map (db m95448) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — John Deere — Birthplace
John Deere was born February, 7th, 1804 the third son of William Rinold Deere and Sarah Yates Deere. It is presumed that Sarah gave birth to John at home; over William Deere’s Rutland tailor shop located on the east side of Main St. across from the . . . — Map (db m77993) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Julia C.R. Dorr — 1825-1913
Julia Dorr, who lived in Rutland during childhood and from 1857 until her death, was one of Vermont's most famous and best loved poets. She published hundreds of popular poems, sonnets, and prose works, which reflect a keen sense of observation and . . . — Map (db m78001) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Korea War Memorial
The Korean War left an enormous legacy that has changed the very course of the world. The struggle not only saved the southern half of the Korean peninsula from Communist rule, but also set it on the road toward Democracy. * * * * * * * * * * This . . . — Map (db m105754) WM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Major General Merritt A. Edson — United States Marine Corps
who was awarded the Medal of Honor Colonel Merritt A. Edson for extraordinary heroism and conspicuous intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty as Commanding Officer of the First Marine Raider Battalion, with the First Parachute Battalion . . . — Map (db m105751) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Martin Henry Freeman — 1826-1889
Martin Freeman, born in Rutland, became the first black college president in the United States and was a member of the second East Parish Congregational Church which stood on this site. He was prepared by Pastor William Mitchell for Middlebury . . . — Map (db m77981) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Old State House
Approximately four rods from the west wall of this armory stood the "OLD STATE HOUSE" demolished in 1912, in which Vermont legislative sessions were held at intervals from 1784 to 1804 inclusive, county court from 1784 to 1793 and in 1791 the first . . . — Map (db m77992) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Old State House
When Rutland became the Shiretown in 1784, the old gambrel-roofed Tavern on this site served as Court House and State House for the Legislatures of 1784 and 1786 and the first session of the U.S. District Court of 1791. Nearby stood a whipping . . . — Map (db m109335) HM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Rutland G.A.R. Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the Grand Army of the Republic — Map (db m136416) WM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Rutland Veterans Memorial
This monument is dedicated to the memory of the Veterans who served in the following wars Revolutionary War (16 names) War of 1812 (5 names) Mexican War (1 name) Civil War (19 names) — Map (db m133953) WM
Vermont (Rutland County), Rutland — Rutland World War I Memorial
A Tribute to the Men and Women of Rutland who served in the World War In Memoriam Berta Barrett • Thomas Bashaw • Nicholas Belifore • Henry T. Bolduc • Harold Brown • Benjamin Carter • Frederic P. Clement, Jr. • Grant H. Cutler • John Dougherty • . . . — Map (db m105756) WM

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