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The Mount Independence-Hubbardton 1776 Military Road

Joseph Lewis Wheeler

The Mount Independence-Hubbardton 1776 Military Road

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Published in Benson, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Independence, Mount.,
  • Vermont.
    • Subjects:
    • Military roads -- Vermont.,
    • Hubbardton, Battle of, Hubbardton, Vt., 1777.,
    • Independence, Mount.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Joseph L. Wheeler and Mabel A. Wheeler.
      ContributionsWheeler, Mabel A., 1882-1960, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE230.5.V3 W45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5184480M
      LC Control Number75002631


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The Mount Independence-Hubbardton 1776 Military Road by Joseph Lewis Wheeler Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road Hardcover – January 1, by Mabel A Wheeler, Joseph L; Wheeler (Author)Author: Mabel A Wheeler, Joseph L; Wheeler. THE MOUNT INDEPENDENCE-HUBBARDTON MILITARY ROAD PART II. BUILDING TH E ROAD.

ROUTE, OR WELL TO BATTLEFIELD T HE new encampment on the Vermont shore was a bee hive of activity in the summer of With more than three thousand men 4 there engaged in buildiQg fortifications, barracks and a host of.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wheeler, Joseph Lewis, Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road. Benson, Vt. [] (OCoLC)   The Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road was built after the September 7,order of Gen. Horatio Gates to connect the Revolutionary War fortification being constructed at Mount Independence on Lake Champlain to Hubbardton, Rutland, and Fort No.

4 in New Hampshire. On July 6,most of the Continental Army's Northern Department, stationed on either side of Lake Champlain at Ticonderoga and Mount Independence, retreated on the road and were pursued by British and German troops, culminating in a rear guard action, the Battle of Hubbardton, on the morning of July 7.

Mount Independence – Hubbardton Military Road (GC4ENHB) was created by majormonsell on 6/21/ It's a Micro size geocache, with difficulty ofterrain of It's located in Vermont, United supply line between Mt.

Independence and southern Vermont. A micro at the Orwell 4 corners. The Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road By Joseph L. and Mabel A. Wheeler Front Matter–Cover, Title Page, and Table of Contents Part I–Related Roads.

Mount Independence. [Includes maps.] Part II–Building the Road. Route, Orwell to Battlefield. Part III–COMING SOON Addenda. Historical Postcards Set 1. "The Mount Independence - Hubbardton Military Road" (self-published from three articles in consecutive editions of the Vermont Historical Society's scholarly periodical publication: Vermont History, ) co-author Mabel A.

Wheeler "Practical Administration of Public Libraries" (Harper & Row, ) co-author with Herbert GoldhorBorn: MaDorchester. Healthy men left Mount Independence just before dawn July 6 on the Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road, a path that The Mount Independence-Hubbardton 1776 Military Road book been cut through the forest the preceding fall.

The sick and wounded made their way to the landing at the southern end of Mount Independence and were taken by boat to Skenesborough along with supplies and cannon. Mount Independence on Lake Champlain in Orwell, Vermont, was the site of extensive fortifications built during the American Revolutionary War by the American army to stop a British invasion.

Construction began in Julyfollowing the American defeat in Canada, and continued through the winter and spring of After the American retreat on July 5 and 6,British and German troops occupied Mount Independence Coordinates: 43°49′33″N 73°22′54″W /. The Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road was built after the September 7,order of Gen.

Horatio Gates to connect the Revolutionary War fortification being constructed at Mount Independence on Lake Champlain to Hubbardton, Rutland, and Fort No. 4 in New Hampshire. Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce Leading Businesses. Moving Rutland County Forward.

VERMONT. Mount Independence InGeneral Philip Schuyler identified this peninsula The Mount Independence-Hubbardton 1776 Military Road book with the old French fort across the narrows as the critical choke point for preventing the British from invading from the north.

From July to Julythousands of Americans garrisoned this site and Fort Ticonderoga. Mount Independence, Hubbardton Battlefield Reopen.

was built on Lake Champlain in to protect the American colonies against British invasion from the north. This year is the th anniversary of the start of construction, as well as of the Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road. Seth Warner ( [O.S.

May 6, ] – Decem ) was a Revolutionary War officer from Vermont who rose to rank of Continental colonel and was often given the duties of a brigade commander. He is best known for his leadership in the capture of Fort Crown Point, the Battle of Longueuil, the siege of Quebec, the retreat from Canada, and the battles of Hubbardton and : Colonel.

Figure 3. Trace (shown in yellow) of the Military Road as mapped by Joseph L. Wheeler and Mabel A. Wheeler, The Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road (Privately Printed, ).

The yellow trace is superimposed on a modern aerial of Hubbardton and also includes the Battlefield. About dawn, on the morning of the Battle, the stage was set: The British pursued the retreating Americans along the old military road from Mount Independence to Hubbardton.

The course of the road is still clearly visible on the hillside across the valley from. «Soldiers Atop the Mount – Revolutionary War Living History Encampment Hike, Biddie Knob Road – Old Hubbardton Road, Pittsford» Carl Fuller will not be available to guide the hike along the Hubbardton Section of the Military Road as originally planned for this event.

The third and final guided tour exploring sections of the Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road takes place on Sunday, Oct.

12, at. Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road Car Tour On this 5th annual driving tour, explore the section of the military road from Mount Independence to Hubbardton. Jim Rowe, President of the Crown Point Road Association, is your leader. Meet at the Mount Independence Historic Site with your own vehicle for orientation.

The tour ends at the. Included with papers relating to Joseph L. Wheeler is a copy of his book, The Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road, and genealogical research on the Moulton, Hinman, Barber, Swallow, and Wheeler families.

Series I. Using the Collection. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Restrictions on Access. This collection has no restrictions. Rabadaux, etc., 25 Dec 1 Bill Powers First Generation X. Anthony Rabadaux was born in East Canada about By the late s, he married Rosetta/Sophia/Josephine _____, who was born in Canada about They immigrated to the United States in the late s.

“The Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road was built after the Sept. 7,order of Gen. Horatio Gates to connect the American Revolutionary War fortification being constructed at Mount Author: Louis Varricchio.

On this 8th annual driving tour, explore the section of the Mount Independence-Hubbardton military road from the Hubbardton Battlefield to the Otter Creek in Center Rutland.

Jim Rowe, president of the Crown Point Road Association, is your leader. Meet with. On this 9th annual driving tour to explore the Hydeville Branch of the Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road.

Meet at the Hubbardton Battlefield in your own vehicle. The tour will travel north from Hydeville through west Castleton to eastern Benson. Jim Rowe, president of the Crown Point Road Association, is our leader. Exploring a wooded section of the military road.

On this 8th annual driving tour, explore the section of the military road from the Hubbardton. Close; Community Resources.

Clubs & Organizations; Education – Area Colleges & Schools; Hospitals & Health Care; Libraries; Motor Vehicle & Driver Information. August 25 Mount Independence - Hubbardton Military Road Car Tour On Saturday, Aug starting at a.m., Jim Rowe will offer a guided driving tour along part of the Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road.

Meet at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, with your vehicle. It looked to be an easily defensible position so Baldwin’s men began clearing a road and digging a well.

Work on the nearly acres would continue for the next sixteen months. Detail of map of Mount Independence and Ticonderoga drawn by John Trumbull. Note the brigade encampments: Construction of the Star Fort displaced the first : Michael Barbieri.

Walk in the footsteps of history along a section of the military road that ran from Rutland through Hubbardton on the way to Mount Independence. Site interpreter Bob Franzoni is your guide for this hike, rugged in places.

Dress for the weather and wear boots, as one section may be wet. From Joseph and Mabel Wheeler, The Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road (Benson, VT: J.L.

Wheeler, ), On the evening of 5 July, Colonel Ebenezer Francis received orders to reinforce the man picket—the guards stationed outside the normal defensive positions—with of the best men in the American units.[4]Author: Michael Barbieri.

MILITARY ROAD CAR TOUR. Saturday, Aug 10 a.m., participate in a guided driving tour along part of the Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road. The tour leaves from the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton, VT.

Jim Rowe, president of the Crown Point Road Association, will be your guide. Crown forces under Brig. Gen. Simon Fraser, 48, were dispatched after the fleeing Americans over the Mount Independence-Hubbardton military road, while Burgoyne pursued another contingent down.

The address of the J. Wheeler Public Library is: South Main Street, Martin,   Tom Hughes introduced the Crown Point Road Association Board members. Joe Wheeler was a librarian from a family of librarians, who retired in to Benson and set out to find all he could about the Mt Independence – Hubbardton Military Road.

He wrote articles and in he published them in a hard cover book. He died in File Size: 68KB. Vermont Business Magazine Hubbardton Battlefield will come alive with the sights and sounds of the American Revolution on July 8 and 9, This celebration marks the th anniversary of the July 7 battle, the most significant Revolutionary War battle fought on what would become Vermont soil.

With nearly reenactors from all over the Northeast, this is the largest. On this 6th annual driving tour, Jim Rowe will lead a tour of the Hydeville Branch of the Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road.

We will go by car starting from the former Lake Bomoseen Inn, a.k.a. “The Dog”, in Hydeville, through West Castleton, and finishing in Eastern Benson. There will be several stops along the way for.

Joseph Lewis Wheeler has written: 'The Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road' -- subject(s): Military roads, Hubbardton, Battle of, Hubbardton, Vt., 'The American public library. The relatively untouched state of Mount Independence is due in large part to the foresight and careful stewardship of the Pell family.

in the State of Vermont purchased over acres just south of the land owned by the Fort Ticonderoga Association, and in the State bought an additional 8 acres at the southern tip; thus the greater.

Battlefield Third Sunday Program: Revolutionary War Artillery Sunday, J pm to pm Historians and long-time reenactors show you an artillery piece and musket to demonstrate some of the Revolution’s armaments needed for battle and defense, and will tell you about the Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road.

The road was used by soldiers. During autumn ofMount Independence and Fort Ticonderoga were being prepared by the American troops for the arrival of the British.

At that time, the two garrisons made up one of the largest population centers in the United States. An illustrated talk, “The Autumn of Making Preparations to Receive the Enemy,” by historian and site interpreter Paul Andriscin, has been set for.