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History of Hartford, Vermont, USA

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(White River Junction) (Quechee)

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Hartford, Vermont, USA

Hartford was chartered in 1761 by Governor Benning Wentworth of New Hampshire. It was the first town east of the Green Mountains to be chartered after the French and Indian Wars and is one of the so-called Connecticut towns of Vermont that were settled by pioneers from Connecticut.

Hartford contains the following villages: Quechee, Hartford Village, White River Junction, Wilder, and West Hartford.

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  • 1844 - Horace Wells of White River Junction was the first person to use laughing gas as an anesthetic for pulling teeth in 1844.

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  • 1854 - Hartford
    Hartford, a post-township of Windsor co., Vermont, on the W. side of Connecticut river, 40 miles S. S. E. from Montpelier. Pop., 2159.
    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.

  • News 1887 - THE HARTFORD DISASTER, FEB. 5, 1887
    The writer was personally cognizant of the history of this horrible railway disaster. He visited the scent of the wreck about day light on the...Read MORE...


  • Hartford, Vermont, USA
    White River Tavern
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  • News 1895 - Flood
    ...At White River Junction, Vt., highways have become impassable and the rivers have overflowed their banks. The rise in White river at White River...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Hartford
    Hartford, a post-village in Hartford township, Windsor co., Vt., on White River, about 1 mile W. of the Connecticut River, and on the Central Vermont ...Read MORE...


  • Hartford, Vermont, USA
    White River Junction, Vt., Junction House
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  • Hartford, Vermont, USA
    Hartford, Vt
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  • 1906
    White River (officially, Whiteriver) Junction, a banking post-village of Windsor co., Vt., on the Connecticut River, at the mouth of tho White River, ...Read MORE...


  • News 1907 - 27 DEAD IN WRECK; DISPATCHER ERRED
    Confused Orders and Caused Collision on the Boston & Maine Railroad.

    TWENTY-SEVEN ARE INJURED

    Passenger Car Telescoped in Crash with Freight in ...Read MORE...


  • Hartford, Vermont, USA
    White River Junction, Garage of the Miller Automobile Co.
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  • Hartford, Vermont, USA
    Birds eye view of White River Junction, Vt.
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  • Hartford, Vermont, USA
    Hartford High School
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White River Tavern
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White River Junction, Vt., Junction House
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Hartford, Vermont, USA
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Hartford, Vt
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Hartford, Vermont, USA
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White River Junction, Garage of the Miller Automobile Co.
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Hartford, Vermont, USA
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Birds eye view of White River Junction, Vt.
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Hartford, Vermont, USA
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Hartford High School
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