Season 1, Episode 21-Chester Alan Arthur and Fairfield

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Season 1, Episode 21: Chester Alan Arthur and Fairfield

Chester Alan Arthur, one of our lesser known Presidents (even for the Gilded Age), the fourth man to ascend to the office from the vice presidency (the second because of an assassination) and another birthplace controversy!

Check out Chester Alan Arthur’s birthplace commemorations in Fairfield, Vermont, the first of two Green Mountain State presidents!

Chester Arthur Birthplace from Vermont’s State Historic Sites.

“Mystery of Chester Arthur’s Birthplace” from Vermont History.

Chester Arthur Birthplace from Roadside America.

“A President’s Origins”, A Recent Article on Arthur’s Birthplace Controversy.

Be sure to check out Chester Arthur’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 2, Chester Arthur and Manhattan”!

From My July 2020 Visit!

Chester Arthur Birthplace Site in Fairfield, Vermont.
Historic image of Chester Arthur birthplace, from 1880s.
Northern Vermont.
Chester Arthur Portrait by Daniel Huntington.

4588 Chester Arthur Road, East Fairfield, Vermont.

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