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Best part is the Church

We were in Fairfield for a dual purpose: half was to visit Chester A. Arthur's birthplace. It's 6... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Beth Brown L
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For Presidential Enthusiasts

This is a small historic site honoring our 21st President, who was best known for being an... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
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Reconstruction of the former family home of President Chester A. Arthur.
455 Chester Arthur Rd, East Fairfield, VT 05455-5520
+1 802-933-9362
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not knowing what to expect when we approached the little yellow house, a reproduction of the dwelling where Chester A Arthur was born, we were blown away by the knowledge of the learned volunteer who conducted the "tour". There are no furnishings in the house...More

Thank Beverly D
Reviewed 21 July 2018

President Arthur was a man ahead of his time. He was FDR before FDR. He was a man who believed in no tariffs, believed in keeping money out of politics and felt that honesty was important for a politician. This cabin is a simple beginning...More

1  Thank 24thIDTraveller
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Recently,I drove from Burlington,Vermont to the birthplace of Chester Alan Arthur in rural East Fairfield and it was closed on the July Thursday that I tried to visit it.It is a small yellow house.Considering the contributions that Chester Alan Arthur made to the United States...More

Thank margatemensch2016
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We were in Fairfield for a dual purpose: half was to visit Chester A. Arthur's birthplace. It's 6 miles from center of Fairfield and cabin where he was born is not there, but a large monument is. The REPLICA of his father's house / parsonage...More

1  Thank Beth Brown L
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is a small historic site honoring our 21st President, who was best known for being an abolitionist. This little house is a reconstruction of his father's parsonage, as he was a Baptist minister [and also an avid abolitionist]. The site is open only on...More

1  Thank EmEs
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It was not open when we visited but it was still a nice stop. I wouldn't drive way out of my way but if you are in the area, it's a nice stop!

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

the drive in to this remote site is worth it alone. Beautiful vistas abound. The small two room house and site are well maintained and Tom, the chatty guide, was a wealth of information about Chester Arthur and rural Vermont of both yesteryear and today....More

Thank Smedel
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We read about this site in a pamphlet and decided to take the drive to see it. It is down a scenic country road with nice mountain views. Unfortunately, the building is only open on weekends. We peeked in the windows to read some of...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 20 July 2014

The Vermobt historic site features the reconstructed early home of Chester Arthur. There are no furnishings. Each room is filled with historical informational panels about Arthur's life. When coming from the south or easdt, it is easier to get to from rt 108. Just note,...More

1  Thank Judd K
Reviewed 21 July 2013

I have been a Presidential history buff since I was a child, visiting sites like this across the country. There's not much to see here, and it's in the middle of nowhere (almost to Canada), but it's worth visiting to cross if off the list....More

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