Around Bellows Falls: Rockingham, Westminster and Saxtons by Anne L. Collins,Virginia Lisai,Louise Luring PDF

By Anne L. Collins,Virginia Lisai,Louise Luring

With greater than 200 classic pictures, round Bellows Falls: Rockingham, Westminster, and Saxtons River explores the interesting historical past of those southern Vermont groups. positioned alongside the Connecticut River, Rockingham-the township that comes with either Bellows Falls and Saxtons River-was chartered in 1752. Westminster, one in all Vermont's oldest cities, was once granted in 1736 as Township No. 1.

Around Bellows Falls: Rockingham, Westminster, and Saxtons River chronicles the background of those groups as much as the mid-twentieth century with images of old houses, companies, humans, and recognized landmarks. as well as perspectives of the wonderful fantastic thing about the realm, this quantity contains pictures of Vermont's oldest public construction, the Rockingham Meetinghouse (built in 1787), and the Bellows Falls domestic of Hetty eco-friendly, the notorious "witch of Wall Street." Westminster's Cumberland County court docket used to be the site of not just the Westminster bloodbath but additionally the assembly that declared Vermont as a unfastened and self sufficient republic in 1777. additionally integrated are classic images of the scenic village of Saxtons River (named at the nationwide check in of old Places), which as soon as had a powerful mill that took benefit of 3 falls alongside the river.

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