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Fairfield was chartered on August 18, 1763. The town was organized in March 1790 and the first town meeting was held on March 30, 1791.

Fairfield proved to be one of the biggest and best farming towns in Vermont. Its rolling hills are used for growing hay, corn, and pasture for dairy farms, along with the growing of maple trees for maple syrup production.

President Chester A. Arthur was born in Fairfield in 1829, and lived there for the first three years of his life. The reconstructed family home of the 21st President and the church where his father was preacher are located at the President Chester A. Arthur State Historic Site.

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Monument erected at Fairfield, Vt. (thirteen miles from St. Albans) to mark the birth place of Chester A Arthur, President of the United States
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Fairfield was chartered on August 18, 1763.

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The town of Fairfield was organized in March 1790 and the first town meeting was held on March 30, 1791.
Fairfield proved to be one of the biggest and best farming towns in Vermont. Its rolling hills are used for growing hay, corn, and pasture for dairy farms, along with the growing of maple trees for maple syrup production.
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1839 - Fairfield
Fairfield, Vermont
Franklin county. This town was first settled in 1789. It is well watered by Smithfield pond, Fairfield river, Black creek, and branches of Missisque river, and abounds in mill sites. Fairfield has a good strong soil and is generally suitable for cultivation. It is a pleasant place, with some trade and considerable manufactures. It produces good beef cattle and horses, and pastures about 7,000 sheep. Population, 1830, 2,270. Fairfield lies 45 miles N.W. from Montpelier, 27 N.N.E. from Burlington, and is bounded W. by St. Albans.
The New England Gazetteer containing descriptions of all the states, counties and towns in New England: also descriptions of the principal mountains, rivers lakes, capes, bays, harbors, islands and fashionable resorts within that territory. Alphabetically arranged. By John Hayward, author of the Columbian Traveller, Religious Creeds, &c. &c. Boston: John Hayward. Boyd & White, Concord, N.H. 1839
1895 - Fairfield
Fairfield, a post-village of Franklin co., Vt., in Fair field township, 1 miles from Fairfield Station, and about 28 miles N.E. of Burlington. It has 3 churches, and manufactures of leather, carriages, lumber, &c. Pop, about 350.
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
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Fairfield:
St. Albans Historical Museum: Start your exploration of Franklin County's history by visiting the St. Albans Historical Museum. It's just a short drive from Fairfield and houses an extensive collection of artifacts and exhibits related to the area's past.

Fairfield Pond: If you're into fishing or simply enjoy serene lakeside views, head to Fairfield Pond. It's a beautiful spot for a picnic, swimming, or kayaking during the summer months.

Brewery Tour: Vermont is known for its craft beer scene, and Fairfield is no exception. Check out local breweries like 14th Star Brewing Company in St. Albans for a taste of some excellent brews.

Hiking and Biking: Explore the natural beauty of Fairfield by hitting the trails. The Fairfield Town Forest offers several miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.

Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing: During the winter, you can enjoy snowshoeing and cross-country skiing on the same trails that are great for... Read MORE...

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