Caspian Lake Blockhouse

Location: Greensboro
Tag(s): Revolutionary War
Historical Category: Military History
Video Date: 03/19/20

Blockhouses and unfinished military roads are both examples of Revolutionary War history in Greensboro, Vermont. In the 1770s, four blockhouses served as fortification and protection for the American scouts, although two men lost their lives at one blockhouse; its location remains unknown. The Americans also began building the Bayley-Hazen [Military] Road in 1776, as a quick route to Canada, but they abandoned the project when they realized the British found the route more usable than they did.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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