Vermont Connections on Stamps

1950s

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1950 Supreme Court Building built of Vermont marble.

995

1950 Boy Scouts. First Boy Scout Troop in America was organized in Barre, VT in 1909 by William Foster Milne.

1001

1951 Colorado Statehood. Early mining operations in state were by Horace Austin Warner Tabor who was born in Holland, VT in 1830.

1006

1952 Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Daniel Willard, president of the B&O born in Hartland, VT 186 1.

1010

1952 Lafayette's Arrival in America. Toured Vermont in 1825.

1025

1953 Trucking Industry, farm scene on stamp is the James K Howe farm in Tunbridge, VT.

1048

1958 Paul Revere. Seven of the bells cast by Revere are in Vermont. Woodstock (4), Bellow Falls, Norwich, and Montpelier.

1060

1954 Nebraska Territory. Stephen A. Douglas, born in Brandon, VT, introduced the 1854 Territorial Bill.

1061

1954 Kansas Territory. Stephen A. Douglas, born in Brandon, VT, introduced the Territorial Bill.

1065

1955 Land-Grant Colleges. Created by the Morrill Act of 1862, by US Senator Justin S. Morrill, born in Strafford, VT in 18 10.

1066

1955 Rotary International, founded by Paul Harris who grew up in Wallingford,VT.

1071

1955 Fort Ticonderoga, Ethan Allen's role in capturing the fort.

1093

1957 School Teachers of America, National Educational Association.

First normal school in America for teachers was established in Concord, VT by Samuel Read Hall.

1097

1957 Birth of Marquis de Lafayette. Toured Vermont in 1825.

1112

1958 Atlantic Cable Centenary. Curtis M. Lampman, vice-president of company that laid the Atlantic Cable, was born in New Haven, VT 9/21/1806.

1115

1958 Stephen A. Douglas, senator and presidential candidate, born in Brandon, VT 4123/1813.

1120

1958 Overland Mail. Adams Express (one of 7 companies involved) founded by Alvin Adams, born in Andover, VT 1804.

1134

1959 Petroleum Industry. First well sunk at Titusville, PA by Col. Edwin L Drake who spent boyhood near Castleton, VT.

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