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Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA

"Shaftsbury, shafts'ber-e, a post-hamlet in Shaftsbury township, Bennington Co., Vt., on the Harlem Extension Railroad, 14 miles S.S.W. of Manchester, and about 8 miles N. of Bennington. It has a church. The township contains quarries of marble and a village named South Shaftsbury. Pop. of the township, 2027."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • 1791 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 1,999

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1800 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 1,895

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1801 - Patriotic Ceremony
    For the VERMONT GAZETTE - On Monday the 17th inst?, a very large and respectable number of inhabitants of Shaftsbury, and towns adjoining met at...Read MORE...


  • 1810 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 1,973

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1814 - Steel carpenter's square was invented by Silas Hawes of Shaftsbury in 1814.

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

  • 1820 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 2,022

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1830 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 2,143

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • News 1836 - Deacon George Galusha
    Deacon George Galusha, says a letter from Shaftsbury, Vermont, dated Nov. 21st, 'in a state of ill health and mental derangement, destroyed himself...Read MORE...


  • News 1838 - INHUMAN MURDER.
    The wife of Mr. Phleman Bates was inhumanly murdered at Shaftsbury, Vermont, on the 2d inst., by the discharge of a rifle, supposed to have been in...Read MORE...


  • 1840 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 1,835

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • News 1841 - Supposed Murder
    The body of a young woman, named Mary Austin, was found in the woods in Shaftsbury, Vermont, a week or two since, and suspicions having since arisen...Read MORE...


  • 1849 Shaftsbury
    Shaftsbury lies between the Battenkill and Walloomscoik Rivers; it has no large streams. Some tributaries of each of these rivers rise here, which...Read MORE...


  • News 1864 - Seven deaths from diptheria occurred in 16 days in one house, occupied by two families, in the town of Shaftsbury, Vermont.


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    Lowell Daily Citizen and News
    Lowell, Massachusetts
    August 31, 1864

  • News 1873 - Another deposit of brown hematite iron ore has been found in South Shaftsbury, Vermont, near an iron furnace.


    The Indiana Progress
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    May 15, 1873

  • News 1873 - Championship of Fat People
    Shaftsbury, Vermont, can put forward a claim for the championship of the State on fat people. Living in that town, which has a population of only...Read MORE...


  • Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

  • 1906
    Shaflsbury, a post-village in Shaftsbury township (town), Bennington oo., Vt., on the Rutland R., 8 miles N. of Bennington. The town has quarries of...Read MORE...


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    Shaftsbury, Vermont, 1907
  • Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA
    Old Mill at Shaftsbury, Vermont (1910)
  • Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA
    Spring Brook Farm, 1925
  • Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA
    Iron Kettle Motel


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Old Mill at Shaftsbury, Vermont (1910)


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Spring Brook Farm, 1925

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Iron Kettle Motel
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  • 1791 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 1,999
    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1800 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 1,895
    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1801 - Patriotic Ceremony
    For the VERMONT GAZETTE - On Monday the 17th inst?, a very large and respectable number of inhabitants of Shaftsbury, and towns adjoining met at... Read MORE...

  • 1810 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 1,973
    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1814 - Steel carpenter's square was invented by Silas Hawes of Shaftsbury in 1814.
    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ vermont.html
  • 1820 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 2,022
    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1830 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 2,143
    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • News  1836 - Deacon George Galusha
    Deacon George Galusha, says a letter from Shaftsbury, Vermont, dated Nov. 21st, 'in a state of ill health and mental derangement, destroyed himself... Read MORE...

  • News  1838 - INHUMAN MURDER.
    The wife of Mr. Phleman Bates was inhumanly murdered at Shaftsbury, Vermont, on the 2d inst., by the discharge of a rifle, supposed to have been in... Read MORE...

  • 1840 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 1,835
    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • News  1841 - Supposed Murder
    The body of a young woman, named Mary Austin, was found in the woods in Shaftsbury, Vermont, a week or two since, and suspicions having since arisen... Read MORE...

  • 1849 Shaftsbury
    Shaftsbury lies between the Battenkill and Walloomscoik Rivers; it has no large streams. Some tributaries of each of these rivers rise here, which... Read MORE...

  • News  1864 - Seven deaths from diptheria occurred in 16 days in one house, occupied by two families, in the town of Shaftsbury, Vermont.

    genealogybank.com
    Lowell Daily Citizen and News
    Lowell, Massachusetts
    August 31, 1864
  • News  1873 - Another deposit of brown hematite iron ore has been found in South Shaftsbury, Vermont, near an iron furnace.

    The Indiana Progress
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    May 15, 1873
  • News  1873 - Championship of Fat People
    Shaftsbury, Vermont, can put forward a claim for the championship of the State on fat people. Living in that town, which has a population of only... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Shaflsbury, a post-village in Shaftsbury township (town), Bennington oo., Vt., on the Rutland R., 8 miles N. of Bennington. The town has quarries of... Read MORE...

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