President Chester Arthur State Historic Site

  • 4588 Chester Arthur Rd.
  • Fairfield Vermont 05455
  • 802-933-9362

In 1881, Vermonter Chester Alan Arthur was sworn in as the nation's 21st President. The son of an impoverished Baptist minister, Arthur was born in a small temporary parsonage. He became a lawyer who advocated for civil rights and as President, a champion of civil service reform.