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History of Montpelier, Vermont, USA

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Montpelier, Vermont, USA

With a population of fewer than nine thousand people, Montpelier, Vermont is the smallest state capital in the U.S.

Montpelier, Is the largest producer of maple syrup in the U.S.

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  • 1781 - Montpelier, Vermont founded

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1805 - Montpelier named capital of Vermont


    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ vttimeln.htm

  • 1835 - Abolitionist Samuel J. May mobbed during lecture in Montpelier


    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ vttimeln.htm

  • 1849 Montpelier
    Montpelier is the county town, and capital of the State. The township is watered by the Winooski River, which runs through the south-east corner, and ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Montpelier
    Montpelier, the seat of justice of Washington county, Vermont, and capital of the state, is situated on the Onion river, and on the great railway...Read MORE...


  • News 1857 - Fires. BURNING OF THE VERMONT CAPITOL BUILDING.
    MONTPELIER, Vt., Tuesday, Jan. 6. - 8 P.M.
    The Vermont Capitol building is now on fire, with no hope of saving the entire edifice from destruction....Read MORE...


  • 1869 - Agricultural society for dairymen, the Vermont Dairy Association, was organized in 1869 in Montpelier.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ vermont.html

  • 1869 - December 27 - A post Christmas storm in New York and Vermont produced record storm totals of 30 inches at Burlington, VT, and 39 inches at Montpelier VT. A public emergency was declared in Vermont.

    WeatherForYou.com

  • News 1877 - FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    MONTPELIER, Jan. 23. - Michael Dingley, of Bethel, a fireman on a freight train on the Central Vermont Railway, was killed this morning at Montpelier ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Montpelier
    Montpelier, the capital of Vermont and of Washington co., is situated on a plain, on the Winooski or Onion River, at the mouth of its N. branch,...Read MORE...


  • News 1900 - TO-DAY'S FIRES. Langdon Block, Montpelier, Gutted Early This Morning. IGNITED FROM AN ELECTRIC WIRE.
    Was Ready for Occupancy of Savings Bank and Insurance Company.
    (Special to the Messenger.)

    Montpelier, March 23. - The new brick and granite...Read MORE...


  • Montpelier, Vermont, USA
    Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Montpelier, Vt.
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  • Montpelier, Vermont, USA
    Montpelier House, Montpelier, Vt. Y.M.C.A. Building at left.
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  • Montpelier, Vermont, USA
    Bird's-Eye View - West, Montpelier, Vt.
    Postcard
  • Montpelier, Vermont, USA
    State Capitol, Montpelier, Vt.
    Postcard
  • 1906
    Montpelier, the capital of Vermont and of Washington co., is situated on a plain, on the Winooski (or Onion) River, at the mouth of its N. branch, 40 ...Read MORE...


  • 1927 - November 2-4 - Flooding left up to eight to ten feet of water in downtown Montpelier VT.

    WeatherForYou.com

  • News 1930 - FLAMES DESTROY MONTPELIER LANDMARK
    Montpelier, Vt., March 3. - Montpelier lost another of its old landmarks Saturday, when the Union House, a hotel at which coach drivers and their...Read MORE...




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Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Montpelier, Vt.
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Montpelier House, Montpelier, Vt. Y.M.C.A. Building at left.
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Montpelier, Vermont, USA
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Bird's-Eye View - West, Montpelier, Vt.
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State Capitol, Montpelier, Vt.
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  • 1781 - Montpelier, Vermont founded

    www.wikipedia.org
  • History of Montpelier, Vermont


    History of Montpelier, Vermont (www.youtube.com)
  • 1805 - Montpelier named capital of Vermont


    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ vttimeln.htm
  • 1835 - Abolitionist Samuel J. May mobbed during lecture in Montpelier


    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ vttimeln.htm
  • 1849 Montpelier
    Montpelier is the county town, and capital of the State. The township is watered by the Winooski River, which runs through the south-east corner, and ... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Montpelier
    Montpelier, the seat of justice of Washington county, Vermont, and capital of the state, is situated on the Onion river, and on the great railway... Read MORE...

  • News  1857 - Fires. BURNING OF THE VERMONT CAPITOL BUILDING.
    MONTPELIER, Vt., Tuesday, Jan. 6. - 8 P.M.
    The Vermont Capitol building is now on fire, with no hope of saving the entire edifice from destruction.... Read MORE...

  • 1869 - Agricultural society for dairymen, the Vermont Dairy Association, was organized in 1869 in Montpelier.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ vermont.html
  • 1869 - December 27 - A post Christmas storm in New York and Vermont produced record storm totals of 30 inches at Burlington, VT, and 39 inches at Montpelier VT. A public emergency was declared in Vermont.

    WeatherForYou.com
  • News  1877 - FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    MONTPELIER, Jan. 23. - Michael Dingley, of Bethel, a fireman on a freight train on the Central Vermont Railway, was killed this morning at Montpelier ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Montpelier
    Montpelier, the capital of Vermont and of Washington co., is situated on a plain, on the Winooski or Onion River, at the mouth of its N. branch,... Read MORE...

  • News  1900 - TO-DAY'S FIRES. Langdon Block, Montpelier, Gutted Early This Morning. IGNITED FROM AN ELECTRIC WIRE.
    Was Ready for Occupancy of Savings Bank and Insurance Company.
    (Special to the Messenger.)

    Montpelier, March 23. - The new brick and granite... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Montpelier, the capital of Vermont and of Washington co., is situated on a plain, on the Winooski (or Onion) River, at the mouth of its N. branch, 40 ... Read MORE...

  • 1927 - November 2-4 - Flooding left up to eight to ten feet of water in downtown Montpelier VT.

    WeatherForYou.com
  • News  1930 - FLAMES DESTROY MONTPELIER LANDMARK
    Montpelier, Vt., March 3. - Montpelier lost another of its old landmarks Saturday, when the Union House, a hotel at which coach drivers and their... Read MORE...

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