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Sharon, Vermont, USA

Chartered in 1761, it received its biblical name from Sharon, Connecticut, which was founded in the 1730s during the religious revival known as the Great Awakening. A small lumbering and farming community, Sharon is known as the birthplace of Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon faith, who was born December 23, 1805, on an isolated farm in the township.

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  • The town of Sharon was first settled about 1765 by Robert Havens and family.

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  • In 1780 during the Revolution, the village of Sharon was attacked in the Royalton Raid,[5] when a combined force of British soldiers and Indians burned houses and killed livestock.

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  • On June 26, 1848, the Vermont Central Railroad opened from White River Junction to Bethel, traversing Sharon and accelerating its development.

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  • 1854 - Sharon
    Sharon, a post-village in Windsor co., Vermont, on White river, and the Vermont Central railroad, 28 miles S. by E. from Montpelier. Population of...Read MORE...


  • By 1859, when the population reached 1,240, Sharon had 12 sawmills, a gristmill, and a bobbin factory.

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  • 1895 - Sharon
    Sharon, a post-village in Sharon township, Windsor co., Vt., on White River, in a valley at the base of high hills, and on the Vermont Central...Read MORE...


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    Birthplace of Joseph Smith
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  • The town of Sharon was first settled about 1765 by Robert Havens and family.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1780 during the Revolution, the village of Sharon was attacked in the Royalton Raid,[5] when a combined force of British soldiers and Indians burned houses and killed livestock.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • On June 26, 1848, the Vermont Central Railroad opened from White River Junction to Bethel, traversing Sharon and accelerating its development.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Sharon
    Sharon, a post-village in Windsor co., Vermont, on White river, and the Vermont Central railroad, 28 miles S. by E. from Montpelier. Population of... Read MORE...

  • By 1859, when the population reached 1,240, Sharon had 12 sawmills, a gristmill, and a bobbin factory.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1895 - Sharon
    Sharon, a post-village in Sharon township, Windsor co., Vt., on White River, in a valley at the base of high hills, and on the Vermont Central... Read MORE...

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