Silas Wright

Location: Weybridge
Tag(s): Abolition
Historical Category: Government History
Video Date: 12/29/16

Born in Vermont and educated at Middlebury College, Silas Wright served in the U.S. Congress representing New York. He supported Manifest Destiny and the U.S. Bank and opposed the expansion of slavery in the West. The monument in his honor is the logo for Monument Farms Dairy.

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

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