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Secrets Within the Shrine

Monument to the John Gregory Smith family in Greenwood Cemetery on South Main Street (U.S. Route 7) and St. Albans State Highway in St. Albans City, Franklin County, Vermont. The Smiths were a prominent family. John Gregory Smith (1818-1891) was governor of Vermont from 1863 to 1865, during the last years of the Civil War. John’s brother Worthington was a U.S. Congressman from 1867 to 1871, and his son Edward (1854-1935) was governor of Vermont from 1898 to 1900.

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About the author Michael Kleen

Michael Kleen is an author, raconteur, and occasional traveler. He has a M.A. in History and M.S. in Education. He enjoys studying military history, folklore, and philosophy.

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