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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.
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455 Chester Arthur Rd, East Fairfield, VT 05455-5520
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

While traveling the back roads and byways in October 2018 we came upon the homestead of President Chester A. Arthur. There is a small dirt parking area across from the home. We were the only ones here. A historic marker noted the house was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FLskibear
Reviewed 5 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
2  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

Date of experience: July 2017
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!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Tamba5
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2015
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

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Judd K
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