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"Rockingham, a post-hamlet and township of Wind ham co., Vt., on Williams River, and on the Central Vermont Railroad, 5 miles N. of Bellows Falls. It is bounded on the E. by the Connecticut River. It contains a bank, an academy, a newspaper office, 3 paper-mills, and 2 woollen-mills. Pop. of the township, including Bellows Falls, 3797. It also contains a village named Saxton's River."

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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  • 1849 Rockingham
    Windham Co. Connecticut River washes the eastern border of this township. William's River runs through the central part, and unites with the...Read MORE...


  • 1849 Bellows Falls
    There are in Rockingham several pleasant villages. Bellows Falls Village, situated on the bank of the Connecticut at Bellows Falls, in the...Read MORE...


  • News 1852 - Fire at Bellows Falls, Vermont.
    SPRINGFIELD, Monday, Dec. 20. The Valley Hotel at Bellows Falls, Vermont was destroyed by fire early this morning. The inmates barely escaped with...Read MORE...


  • News 1888 - AN EXPRESS TRAIN WRECKED. AND BOTH THE ENGINEER AND FIREMAN WERE KILLED.
    BELLOWS FALLS, Vt., April 7. - The night express train on the Vermont Central Railroad which left Boston at 7 o'clock last night was wrecked about...Read MORE...


  • News 1889 - PASSENGERS HAD A NARROW ESCAPE
    BELLOWS FALLS, Vt., March 20. - The Montreal and Boston night express over the Central Vermont Railway, Rutland Division, which reaches Boston at...Read MORE...


  • Rockingham, Vermont, USA
    1890s
    The Vermont Farm Machine Co.
    Bellows Falls, Vt.
  • News 1895 - Flood
    ...The most damage in Vermont was done at Bellows Falls, where the Connecticut river is very narrow. An old railroad bridge was swept away, and there ...Read MORE...


  • Rockingham, Vermont, USA
    Arch Bridge, Bellows Falls, Vt., Length 648 ft.
  • Rockingham, Vermont, USA
    Main Street looking West, Bellows Falls, Vt.
  • 1906
    Rockingham, a post-village and township (town) of Windham co., Vt., on the Williams River and on the Rutland R., 5 miles N. of Bellows Falls. Pop. of ...Read MORE...


  • News 1912 - BELLOWS FALLS HAS BIG FIRE. HOTEL AND TWO BIG BLOCKS DESTROYED AT LOSS OF $200,000.
    Bellows Falls, Vt., March 26. - The three principal business structures here, the Union and Arms blocks and the Hotel Windham were destroyed by fire, ...Read MORE...


  • Rockingham, Vermont, USA
    New Post Office


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1890s
The Vermont Farm Machine Co.
Bellows Falls, Vt.

Rockingham, Vermont, USA
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Arch Bridge, Bellows Falls, Vt., Length 648 ft.

Rockingham, Vermont, USA
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Main Street looking West, Bellows Falls, Vt.

Rockingham, Vermont, USA
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New Post Office

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  • 1849 Rockingham
    Windham Co. Connecticut River washes the eastern border of this township. William's River runs through the central part, and unites with the... Read MORE...

  • 1849 Bellows Falls
    There are in Rockingham several pleasant villages. Bellows Falls Village, situated on the bank of the Connecticut at Bellows Falls, in the... Read MORE...

  • News  1852 - Fire at Bellows Falls, Vermont.
    SPRINGFIELD, Monday, Dec. 20. The Valley Hotel at Bellows Falls, Vermont was destroyed by fire early this morning. The inmates barely escaped with... Read MORE...

  • News  1888 - AN EXPRESS TRAIN WRECKED. AND BOTH THE ENGINEER AND FIREMAN WERE KILLED.
    BELLOWS FALLS, Vt., April 7. - The night express train on the Vermont Central Railroad which left Boston at 7 o'clock last night was wrecked about... Read MORE...

  • News  1889 - PASSENGERS HAD A NARROW ESCAPE
    BELLOWS FALLS, Vt., March 20. - The Montreal and Boston night express over the Central Vermont Railway, Rutland Division, which reaches Boston at... Read MORE...

  • News  1895 - Flood
    ...The most damage in Vermont was done at Bellows Falls, where the Connecticut river is very narrow. An old railroad bridge was swept away, and there ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Rockingham, a post-village and township (town) of Windham co., Vt., on the Williams River and on the Rutland R., 5 miles N. of Bellows Falls. Pop. of ... Read MORE...

  • News  1912 - BELLOWS FALLS HAS BIG FIRE. HOTEL AND TWO BIG BLOCKS DESTROYED AT LOSS OF $200,000.
    Bellows Falls, Vt., March 26. - The three principal business structures here, the Union and Arms blocks and the Hotel Windham were destroyed by fire, ... Read MORE...

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