Old South Cemetery
The burying ground stretches behind the church to both the north and south. In the south side section is a rough granite stone with a bronze plaque that reads: "Near this spot stood Windsor's first meetinghouse built in 1773-1774. Here July 2, 1777, assembled for its initial session on the convention which six days later in the tavern farther north on Main Street adopted the first constitution of Vermont. Here March 12, 1778, assembled Vermont's first legislature and on the same day inaugurated Vermont's first governor, Thomas Chittenden."
Old South Burying Ground
Windsor (Windsor County), Vermont
Politicians buried here:
Horace Everett (1779-1851) Born in Massachusetts. Member of Vermont state legislature; U.S. Representative from Vermont 3rd District, 1829-43. Interment at Old South Burying Ground.
A Representative from Vermont; born in Foxboro, Mass., July 17, 1779; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1797; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1801 and commenced practice in Windsor, Vt.; prosecuting attorney for Windsor County 1813-1818; member of the State house of representatives in 1819, 1820, 1822, 1824, and again in 1834; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1828; elected to the Twenty-first, Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses, and reelected as a Whig to the Twenty-fourth through Twenty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1843); died in Windsor, Vt., January 30, 1851; interment in Old South Burying Ground.
Jonathan Hatch Hubbard (1768-1849) Born in Tolland, Conn., May 7, 1768. U.S. Representative from Vermont 2nd District, 1809-11; defeated, 1810; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1813-15. Died in Windsor, Vt., September 20, 1849. Interment at Old South Cemetery.
A Representative from Vermont; born in Tolland, Tolland County, Conn., May 7, 1768; at the age of eleven moved with his parents to Claremont, N.H.; was instructed by a private tutor; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1790 and commenced practice in Windsor, Vt.; elected as a Federalist to the Eleventh Congress (March 4, 1809-March 3, 1811); unsuccessful candidate in 1810 for reelection to the Twelfth Congress; judge of the State supreme court 1813-1815; resumed the practice of law; died in Windsor, Vt., September 20, 1849; interment in the Old South Cemetery.
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