Robert Frost Gold Medallion Stolen

Robert Frost Stone House Museum, North of Bennington

Woodstock Early Bird pretty much puts up any news about Robert Frost even if it’s a wee bit out of our little burg…

This press release from State Troopers in Shaftsbury:




CASE #:12C302231

TROOPER:  Burnett                                   STATION: Shaftsbury

CONTACT#: 442-5421

DATE/TIME: reported 7-28-12/1400

LOCATION (specific): Robert Frost Stone House Museum


 SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 7-28-12 the State Police responded to the Robert Frost

Stone House Museum for a reported theft. Investigation revealed that a small

gold medallion bearing an image of Robert Frost had been taken from a display

case. The medallion is approximately 1″ in diameter. It is uncertain when the

medallion was taken.  The medallion was placed in the museum in 2003.  The

museum contains reproductions of Frost’s literary works and some historical

information about the author’s life.  The medallion was the only item of any

monetary value in the museum.  It was noticed missing from a display

case on 7-27-12.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at 442-5421.  Information can also be submitted anonymously online at or  text “CRIMES” (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS.

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