Jemima Tute - Vernon, VT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 47.248 W 072° 31.810
18T E 702009 N 4740172
Quick Description: An historical marker about the life of Jemima Tute is located on Route 142 in Vernon.
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 12/16/2011 4:42:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMDAX8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
Views: 4

Long Description:
The marker is located on the east side of Route 142 outside the North Cemetery. It is inscribed:

VERNON
VERMONT
1723 - 1805

JEMIMA TUTE

FAMED AS THE "FAIR CAPTIVE". HER FAITH AND
COURAGE SURVIVED THE SLAYINGS OF TWO HUSBANDS
BY INDIANS AND -- AFTER AN ATTACK ON NEARBY
FORT BRIDGEMAN IN 1755 -- HER OWN FORCED HARDSHIP
MARCH TO CANADA ONE OF HER SEVEN CHILDREN
PERISHED AND THE OTHERS WERE TAKEN FROM
HER. EVENTUAL FREEDOM BROUGHT PARTIAL FAMILY
REUNION. FORT SARTWELL. BUILT BY HER FATHER
WAS ONE MILE NORTH OF THIS POINT.
Marker Name: JEMIMA TUTE

Location: Vernon

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