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History of Stowe, Vermont, USA

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Stowe, Vermont, USA

Stowe, Lamoille, VT

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Stowe was chartered June 8, 1763 by Royal governor Benning Wentworth of the New Hampshire colony.

Stowe lies in a broad, fertile valley between Mount Mansfield and other peaks of the Green Mountains to the west, and the Worcester Range to the east.

At 4,393 feet, Mount Mansfield is Vermont’s highest mountain.

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  • Stowe was chartered June 8, 1763 by Royal Governor Benning Wentworth of the New Hampshire colony.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1800 - First school house in Stowe, Vermont, erected on land deeded by Oliver Luce in the Upper Village.

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

  • 1818 - First church built in Stowe, Vermont

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

  • 1854 - Stow
    Stow, a post-village in Lamoille co., Vermont. It contains 8 churches, 8 stores, and 2 taverns. Population of the township, 1771.
    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.

  • 1866 - Stowe Free Library established

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

  • 1888 - Mt.Mansfield Creamery began operation in Stowe, Vermont

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

  • 1894 - (Stowe, Vermont) - Carriage road to Smuggler's Notch completed

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

  • 1895 - Stow / Stowe
    Stow, or Stowe, a post-village and summer resort in Stow township, Lamoille co., Vt., on the Waterbury River, about 16 miles N. by W. of Montpelier,...Read MORE...


  • 1897 - Mt. Mansfield Electric Railroad began daily service between Waterbury and Stowe

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

  • Stowe, Vermont, USA
    Mount Mansfield
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  • 1906
    Stowe, a post-village and summer-resort in Stowe town ship (town), Lamoille co., Vt., on the Waterbury River, about 16 miles N. by W. of Montpelier....Read MORE...


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    Main Street
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  • 1911 - Village of Stowe Electric Light & Power System established

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

  • 1913 - Skiing first introduced by Swedish families living in Stowe

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

  • 1932 - (Stowe, VT) - Mt. Mansfield Electric Railroad service discontinued.

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

  • 1933 - (Stowe, VT) - First ski trails cut (CCC project)

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

  • 1940 - (Stowe, VT) - First single chair lift constructed, ushering in commercial skiing

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

  • Stowe, Vermont, USA
    Toll Road
    Mt. Mansfield
    Stowe, Vt.
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  • The Stowe Reporter covering local politics, business, arts and personalities, has been the weekly newspaper of record for the town of Stowe since its founding in 1958.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1963 - Stowe-Morrisville Airport established

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

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  • Stowe was chartered June 8, 1763 by Royal Governor Benning Wentworth of the New Hampshire colony.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1800 - First school house in Stowe, Vermont, erected on land deeded by Oliver Luce in the Upper Village.

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html
  • 1818 - First church built in Stowe, Vermont

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html
  • 1854 - Stow
    Stow, a post-village in Lamoille co., Vermont. It contains 8 churches, 8 stores, and 2 taverns. Population of the township, 1771.
    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.
  • 1866 - Stowe Free Library established

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html
  • 1888 - Mt.Mansfield Creamery began operation in Stowe, Vermont

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html
  • 1894 - (Stowe, Vermont) - Carriage road to Smuggler's Notch completed

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html
  • 1895 - Stow / Stowe
    Stow, or Stowe, a post-village and summer resort in Stow township, Lamoille co., Vt., on the Waterbury River, about 16 miles N. by W. of Montpelier,... Read MORE...

  • 1897 - Mt. Mansfield Electric Railroad began daily service between Waterbury and Stowe

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html
  • 1906
    Stowe, a post-village and summer-resort in Stowe town ship (town), Lamoille co., Vt., on the Waterbury River, about 16 miles N. by W. of Montpelier.... Read MORE...

  • 1911 - Village of Stowe Electric Light & Power System established

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html
  • 1913 - Skiing first introduced by Swedish families living in Stowe

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html
  • 1932 - (Stowe, VT) - Mt. Mansfield Electric Railroad service discontinued.

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html
  • 1933 - (Stowe, VT) - First ski trails cut (CCC project)

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html
  • 1940 - (Stowe, VT) - First single chair lift constructed, ushering in commercial skiing

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html
  • The Stowe Reporter covering local politics, business, arts and personalities, has been the weekly newspaper of record for the town of Stowe since its founding in 1958.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1963 - Stowe-Morrisville Airport established

    www.townofstowevt.org/ history/ index.html

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