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Shelburne, Vermont, USA

Shelburne, Chittenden, VT

Shelburne was chartered by New Hampshire, August 18, 1763, to Jesse Hallock and 64 associates by Governor Benning Wentworth. The name "Shelburne" or "Shelburn" was chosen to honor William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, a celebrated nobleman of the British Parliament and Prime Minister.

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  • 1785 (Shelburne) The first settlement commenced at Shelburne Falls was in 1785, by Ira ALLEN, then a resident in Winooski village.
    A rudely-constructed log bridge was built across La Plotte River, a dam was constructed some ten rods above the present saw-mill dam, a saw-mill...Read MORE...


  • 1786 (Shelburne) - In 1786 a dam was constructed at the lower end of the falls, and a grist-mill put in operation the next season.
    History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
    Edited By W. S. Rann,...Read MORE...


  • 1787 (Shelburne) - The first town meeting in Shelburne, of which Dudley HAMILTON was chosen moderator, was held on the 29th of March, 1787. Caleb SMITH was elected first town clerk.
    History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
    Edited By W. S. Rann,...Read MORE...


  • 1789 (Shelburne) - Clothing works were erected and put in operation between the grist-mill and saw-mill in 1789, by David FISH.
    History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
    Edited By W. S. Rann,...Read MORE...


  • 1807 (Shelburne) - A Congregational Church was organized in Shelburne on the 29th of January, 1807, by the Rev. Jedediah BUSHNELL, of Cornwall, with a membership of three men and seven women.
    History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
    Edited By W. S. Rann,...Read MORE...


  • 1835 Shelburne
    The population of Shelburne in 1835 was about 1,100. The village of Shelburne, now at the railroad station, was then in appearance very much as it is ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Shelburn
    Shelburn, a post-village in Chittenden co., Vermont, near Lake Champlain, on the Rutland and Burlington railroad. Population of the township, 1257.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • 1886 Shelburne
    SHELBURNE lies in the southwestern part of the county, and is bounded north by South Burlington and a part of Williston, east by St. George, south by ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Shelburne
    £urne, a post-village in Shelburne township, Chittenden co., Vt., on the Rutland & Burlington Railroad, 7 miles S. of Burlington, and about 2 miles...Read MORE...


  • Shelburne, Vermont, USA
    Shelburne Farms. Sea Wall and Lake Champlain, near Burlington, Vt.
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  • 1906
    Shelburne, a post-village in Shelburne township (town), Chittenden co., Vt., on tho Rutland R., 7 miles S. of Burlington and about 2 miles E. of Lake ...Read MORE...


  • Shelburne, Vermont, USA
    Museum and General Store
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  • Shelburne, Vermont, USA
    Shelburne Inn and New Motel
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Shelburne Farms. Sea Wall and Lake Champlain, near Burlington, Vt.
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Museum and General Store
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Shelburne Inn and New Motel
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  • 1785 (Shelburne) The first settlement commenced at Shelburne Falls was in 1785, by Ira ALLEN, then a resident in Winooski village.
    A rudely-constructed log bridge was built across La Plotte River, a dam was constructed some ten rods above the present saw-mill dam, a saw-mill... Read MORE...

  • 1786 (Shelburne) - In 1786 a dam was constructed at the lower end of the falls, and a grist-mill put in operation the next season.
    History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
    Edited By W. S. Rann,... Read MORE...

  • 1787 (Shelburne) - The first town meeting in Shelburne, of which Dudley HAMILTON was chosen moderator, was held on the 29th of March, 1787. Caleb SMITH was elected first town clerk.
    History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
    Edited By W. S. Rann,... Read MORE...

  • 1789 (Shelburne) - Clothing works were erected and put in operation between the grist-mill and saw-mill in 1789, by David FISH.
    History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
    Edited By W. S. Rann,... Read MORE...

  • 1807 (Shelburne) - A Congregational Church was organized in Shelburne on the 29th of January, 1807, by the Rev. Jedediah BUSHNELL, of Cornwall, with a membership of three men and seven women.
    History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
    Edited By W. S. Rann,... Read MORE...

  • 1835 Shelburne
    The population of Shelburne in 1835 was about 1,100. The village of Shelburne, now at the railroad station, was then in appearance very much as it is ... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Shelburn
    Shelburn, a post-village in Chittenden co., Vermont, near Lake Champlain, on the Rutland and Burlington railroad. Population of the township, 1257.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
  • 1886 Shelburne
    SHELBURNE lies in the southwestern part of the county, and is bounded north by South Burlington and a part of Williston, east by St. George, south by ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Shelburne
    £urne, a post-village in Shelburne township, Chittenden co., Vt., on the Rutland & Burlington Railroad, 7 miles S. of Burlington, and about 2 miles... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Shelburne, a post-village in Shelburne township (town), Chittenden co., Vt., on tho Rutland R., 7 miles S. of Burlington and about 2 miles E. of Lake ... Read MORE...

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