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History of Berkshire, Vermont, USA

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Berkshire, Vermont, USA

Berkshire was chartered on June 22, 1781 by the Vermont Legislature. Berkshire was one of six towns (the others being Enosburgh, Montgomery, Richford, Wyllis [now Jay] and Westfield) authorized by the legislature in the spring of 1780. It contains the unincorporated village of East Berkshire.

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  • Berkshire was chartered on June 22, 1781 by the Vermont Legislature.
    Berkshire was one of six towns (the others being Enosburgh, Montgomery, Richford, Wyllis [now Jay] and Westfield) authorized by the legislature in...Read MORE...


  • The first regular physician who settled in Berkshire, was Dr. Amherst WILLOUGHBY. He had practiced in Western New York a few years, and came to East Berkshire in the spring of 1798.

    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/FranklinBerkshire.html

  • The Episcopal Church in East Berkshire, was erected in 1823.

    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/FranklinBerkshire.html

  • 1840 - Berkshire, Vermont
    "Pike River enters the township from Canada, and, after taking a circuit of several miles, and affording here some of the finest mill sites in the...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Berkshire
    Berkshire, a post-township of Franklin county, Vermont, about 50 miles N. by E. from Montpelier, on the N. side of Missisque river, has very great...Read MORE...


  • Berkshire, Vermont, USA
    Jay Peak from East Berkshire, Vt.
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  • 1895 - Berkshire
    Berkshire, a post-township of Franklin co., Vt., about 20 miles E.N.E. of St. Albans, is drained by the Missisquoi River. It contains a village named ...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Berkshire, a post-township (town) and village of Franklin co., Vt., about 20 miles ENE. of St. Albans, is drained by the Missisquoi River. Pop. in...Read MORE...




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  • Berkshire was chartered on June 22, 1781 by the Vermont Legislature.
    Berkshire was one of six towns (the others being Enosburgh, Montgomery, Richford, Wyllis [now Jay] and Westfield) authorized by the legislature in... Read MORE...

  • The first regular physician who settled in Berkshire, was Dr. Amherst WILLOUGHBY. He had practiced in Western New York a few years, and came to East Berkshire in the spring of 1798.

    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/FranklinBerkshire.html
  • The Episcopal Church in East Berkshire, was erected in 1823.

    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/FranklinBerkshire.html
  • 1840 - Berkshire, Vermont
    "Pike River enters the township from Canada, and, after taking a circuit of several miles, and affording here some of the finest mill sites in the... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Berkshire
    Berkshire, a post-township of Franklin county, Vermont, about 50 miles N. by E. from Montpelier, on the N. side of Missisque river, has very great... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Berkshire
    Berkshire, a post-township of Franklin co., Vt., about 20 miles E.N.E. of St. Albans, is drained by the Missisquoi River. It contains a village named ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Berkshire, a post-township (town) and village of Franklin co., Vt., about 20 miles ENE. of St. Albans, is drained by the Missisquoi River. Pop. in... Read MORE...

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