William Howard Taft Homestead
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William Howard Taft Homestead

Taft Homestead Site

In 1799, Aaron Taft settled on a 100 acre farm n Taft Hill. His grandson, Alphonso, born here in 1810, served as Secretary of War and Attorney General under President Grant, and as Minister to Austria-Hungary and Russia. Alphonso's son, William Howard Taft (1837-1930) became 27th President of the United States and later Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. William's son, Robert A Taft (1889-1953) was U.S. Senator from Ohio. Many other descendants became prominent in government service.

Vermont Division For Historic Preservation 2001

Publication date Aug 28, 2018
Property ID: 11199
Updated on: Sep 29, 2021

Taft Homestead Site

In 1799, Aaron Taft settled on a 100 acre farm n Taft Hill. His grandson, Alphonso, born here in 1810, served as Secretary of War and Attorney General under President Grant, and as Minister to Austria-Hungary and Russia. Alphonso's son, William Howard Taft (1837-1930) became 27th President of the United States and later Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. William's son, Robert A Taft (1889-1953) was U.S. Senator from Ohio. Many other descendants became prominent in government service.

Vermont Division For Historic Preservation 2001

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Location:
114 Windham Hill Road, Derby, Vermont, 05359, United States
Listing Category:
Birthplaces Bridges History Homes, Lives or Lived Here No Longer There Plaques, Markers (real ones)
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Real
Created Date:
08-28-2018
Created by
Michael Lee
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