Vermont Connections on Stamps

1940s

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1940 Pony Express. Started by William Russell born in Burlington, VT 1812.

899

1940 Statue of Liberty. The designer of the pedestal was archi tect Richard Morris Hunt, born in Brattleboro, VT in 1828.

903

1941 150th Anniversary State hood, First Day at Montpelier, VT 3/411941.

922

1944 Transcontinental Railroad. Major General Grenville M. Dodge,

a Norwich University grad uate, was in charge of building the Union Pacific Railroad.

950

1947 Utah Centefinial. Settled by Mormons under the leadership of Vermont natives Brigham Young and Joseph Smith.

954

1948 California Gold Centennial. Frederick Billings,

native of Woodstock, VT, was General Sutter's lawyer.

954

 

1948 California Statehood. Frederick Billings, native of Woodstock, VT,

was president of Northern Pacific Railroad.

956

1948 Four Chaplains. Rev. George Fox served in several Vermont churches.

957

1948 Wisconsin State Capitol at Madison, WI built of Barre, VT granite.

964

1948 Oregon Territory. Jason Lee, an Oregon pioneer, was born in Stanstead (then in VT) in 1803.
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