GreenerPasture.com

Sign In



Add YOUR Family To This Page

History of Rockingham, Vermont, USA

Journey back in time to Rockingham, Vermont, USA

(Bellows Falls) (Saxton's River)

Visit Rockingham, Vermont, USA. Discover its history. Learn about the people who lived there through stories, old newspaper articles, pictures, postcards and genealogy.

Follow us on Instagram     
Rockingham, Vermont, USA

Bellows Falls, village in Rockingham town (township), Windham county, southeastern Vermont, U.S., on the Connecticut River. It was settled about 1753 and named for Colonel Benjamin Bellows, an early property owner.

britannica.com

There is MUCH more to discover about Rockingham, Vermont, USA. Read on!
Where is Rockingham, Vermont, USA?

Not the place you are looking for? Try again!
Search for your ancestors by place

Search for Your Family by Place

To search for a place, specify place name below. Choose name from the list. Then SEARCH.
*Place Name:
  • 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...


  • 1854 - Bellows Falls
    Bellows Falls, a post-village of Wind ham county, Vermont, on the E. side of Con necticut river, 80 miles S. by W. from Mont- pelier. In the river,...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...


  • 1895 - Rockingham
    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...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


Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Rockingham, Vermont, USA


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

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

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

Rockingham, Vermont, USA
Pinterest
New Post Office

RootsMagic 7 Family Tree Genealogy Software by RootsMagic




History and News of Rockingham, Vermont, USA

Add History/News
  • 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...

  • 1854 - Bellows Falls
    Bellows Falls, a post-village of Wind ham county, Vermont, on the E. side of Con necticut river, 80 miles S. by W. from Mont- pelier. In the river,... 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...

  • 1895 - Rockingham
    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... 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...

Rockingham, Vermont, USA Genealogy

Ancestors Who Were Born in Rockingham, Vermont, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who were born in Rockingham.

View Them Now (sorted by year of birth)


Ancestors Who Died in Rockingham, Vermont, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who died in Rockingham.

View Them Now (sorted by year of death)


Ancestors Who Were Married in Rockingham, Vermont, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who were married in Rockingham.

View Them Now


Updated: 1/16/2020 11:12:56 AM

Are you from Rockingham? Do you have ancestors from there? Tell us YOUR story!

If you'd like to be contacted by others who have ancestors from Rockingham, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.