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This page was updated on May 01, 2020
Memorials and Monuments for Patriots:
Historian, Herman "Charlie" Brown
At its annual meeting held in St. Albans, Vermont on November 11, 1903, the Vermont Society of Sons of the American Revolution (VTSSAR) adopted a resolution authorizing an attempt to ascertain, as nearly as might be possible, the number of Revolutionary soldiers buried in Vermont. This project was coordinated by the Society's Secretary Walter H. Crockett.
Compatriot Crocket requested information on the burials through the Vermont newspapers. From the responses and securing other names from Vermont gazetteers and histories, 4,608 names were compiled. The results of this work was presented by a paper read before the Vermont Historical Society in the Hall of the State House of Representatives, Montpelier, Vermont on October 27, 1904. Additionally, the results were published in the "Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society" 1903-1904 and 1905-1906. Caution should be taken when referring to these reports and their subsequent publication. The report states: "Entire accuracy cannot safely be claimed for a list gathered from such miscellaneous sources, with little opportunity for verification. Some names may be credited to the wrong town. The names of others who afterward removed from the State may appear in the list."
In the year 2009, responding to a suggestion by the Society's 2nd Vice-President Herman C. Brown to its Board of Managers, the VTSSAR kicked off a project to enhance upon the works of Compatriot Crocket by re-identifying the Revolutionary War Patriots who are buried in Vermont and to perpetually memorized as many of them as possible by creating and/or maintaining accurate genealogical, historic Military Service and referenced biographical memorials on the Website Findagrave.com.
For a by-name alphabetical listing of Revolutionary War Patriots Buried in Vermont, Findagrave.com Memorials which was created and/or maintained by the VTSSAR, click here. For a state listing of the Revolutionary War Patriots buried in Vermont, Findagrave.com memorials are maintained by the VTSSAR, and listed by County and by Town/City, click here. Identifying all the Revolutionary War Patriots buried in Vermont is a long term on-going work in progress - check our progress by revisiting these sites frequently.
Monuments: (Markers and Tablets):
Markers and Tablets Committee Members: Kenneth S. Bailey (Chair), Randy L. Roberts, Edward W. Steele
In keeping with one of the objects of the Society of Sons of the American Revolution, to mark the scenes of the
Revolution by appropriate memorials, the Vermont Society has over the years
erected a number of monuments and tablets to memorialize, set in stone to be
long remembered, the courageous spirit and fighting qualities of the Vermont
Revolutionary War Patriot, the diplomatic sagacity of their leaders and the
sites associated with the Revolutionary War History of Vermont
(The New Hampshire Grants and the Independent Republic of Vermont 1777-1791).
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The Benedict Arnold Memorial, Panton, VT View
The Mount Independence Memorial, Orwell, VT View
The Ethan Allen Memorial, Arlington, VT View
The Thomas Chittenden Memorial, Arlington, VT View
The Colonel Friedrich Baum Memorial, Shaftsbury, VT View
The Hazen Military Rd., Peacham Stockade,
The Jonathan Elkins House & Tavern Memorial, located in Peacham, VT View
The Ethan Allen Tower, Burlington, VT View-1 View-2
The Elmwood Avenue Cemetery Memorial, Burlington, VT View
The Moses Pierson Memorial, Shelburne, VT View
The Thomas Chittenden Plaque, Williston, VT View
The Fort Frederick Memorial, Winooski, VT View
Grand Isle County
The Loyal Block House Plaque, Block House Point, North Hero, VT View
The Valcour Island Battle Memorial, North Hero, VT View
The Captain John House Memorial, East Randolph, VT View
The Pawlet Encampment Memorial, Pawlet, VT View
The Fort Defiance Memorial, Barnard, VT View
The Phineas Parkhurst Memorial, Hartford, VT View
The Captain Remember Barker Memorial, Noyan, Province of Quebec, Canada View
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