According to local lore, John Weir took a midnight ride to Bennington to warn General John Stark about the advance of Baum’s troops. The story earned him the legendary title “The Paul Revere of Bennington.” The Weir Home is privately owned and not open for visitation. Please respect private property.
See Descendants of Robert Weir & Elizabeth Green of Old Cambridge, White Creek Washington County, NY. Compiled by Jane Whitaker. Softcover, 130 pgs. illus., 1996.
In 1990 Charles and Gaynelle Moore began the systematic reading and recording of gravestones in the cemeteries of Washington County, NY. After almost 20 years of dodging rainstorms and swatting mosquitoes, the job was completed in 2009. The 17th and final township, Town of Granville, NY was finished in September of 2009 and published in December.