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Middlebury, Vermont, USA

Middlebury, Addison, Vermont, USA

The town was first settled in 1802, and the township was formed in 1812.
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  • 1814 - School for higher education of women was established by Emma Willard at Middlebury in 1814.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ vermont.html

  • News 1816 - Middlebury, Vermont, May 8. GREAT FIRE!
    At 2 o'clock on Sunday morning last, the inhabitants of this Village were called to witness the most destructive fire with which we were ever...Read MORE...


  • News 1819 - Strange Lightning Strike
    Middlebury, Vermont, Aug. 4.

    On Monday the 25th ult. about 2 o'clock, P. M. the house of Mr. John Hunt, in Shoreham, was struck by lightning, and...Read MORE...


  • 1823 - Alexander Twilight first African American to earn college degree in US at Middlebury

    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ vermont.html

  • 1849 Middlebury
    This is a large and flourishing town on both sides of Otter Creek. The surface of the town is generally level. Chipman's Hill, 439 feet above Otter...Read MORE...


  • News 1852 - Fire at Middlebury, Vt.
    MIDDLEBURY, Saturday, Feb. 21. - This morning, a fire broke out in the building occupied by James M. Slade & Co., dry goods dealers, and in the upper ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Middlebury
    Middlebury, a beautiful post-village and seat of justice of Addison county, Vermont, is situated on both sides of Otter creek, at the falls, and on...Read MORE...


  • News 1868 - Five thousand dollars insurance was paid last week by a Hartford Company on a single sheep, which died in Middlebury, Vermont.

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    Cincinnati Daily Gazette
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    November 5, 1868

  • News 1875 - HEAVY LOSSES.
    Rutland, Vt., Sept. 11. - A fire in the Middlebury Paper Company's mill at Middlebury, Vt., destroyed last night the paper mill buildings, of the...Read MORE...


  • 1892 - American Morgan Horse register published in Middlebury in 1892, establishing first American breed of horses.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ vermont.html

  • 1893 - SHAKEN BY AN EARTHQUAKE
    MILD SENSATION IN THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY REGION.
    Considerable Alarm Felt in Montreal, Particularly in the Narrow Streets - Buildings Tremble and the...Read MORE...


  • News 1894 - KILLED BY EXPLOSIONS. Man in Vermont Has His Head Blown Off - Several Maimed.
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt., July 4. - Perley Smith, son of Daniel Smith of Ripton, had his head blown off by a bursting cannon last night. He stood seventy feet ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Middlebury
    Middlebury, a handsome post-village, capital of Addison co., Vt., in Middlebury township on Otter Creek and on the Central Vermont Railroad, 35 miles ...Read MORE...


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    Graded School
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    Catholic Church, Middlebury, Vermont
  • 1906
    Middlebury, a banking post-village, capital of Addison co., Vt., in Middlebury township (town), on Otter Creek and on the Rutland R., 35 miles S. of...Read MORE...


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    Battell Block, 1906
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    Congregational Church
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    Town Hall
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    Main Street, Middlebury, Vt.
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    Gymnasium, Middlebury College
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    Railroad Bridge
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    Soldiers Monument
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    Addison House
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    Middlebury Inn
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    Merchants Row & Main Street
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    Morgan Horse Farm
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    Upper Campus, Middlebury College
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    Hepburn Hall, Middlebury College
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    Main Street and Congregational Church


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Graded School

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Soldiers Monument

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  • 1814 - School for higher education of women was established by Emma Willard at Middlebury in 1814.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ vermont.html
  • News  1816 - Middlebury, Vermont, May 8. GREAT FIRE!
    At 2 o'clock on Sunday morning last, the inhabitants of this Village were called to witness the most destructive fire with which we were ever... Read MORE...

  • News  1819 - Strange Lightning Strike
    Middlebury, Vermont, Aug. 4.

    On Monday the 25th ult. about 2 o'clock, P. M. the house of Mr. John Hunt, in Shoreham, was struck by lightning, and... Read MORE...

  • 1823 - Alexander Twilight first African American to earn college degree in US at Middlebury

    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ vermont.html
  • 1849 Middlebury
    This is a large and flourishing town on both sides of Otter Creek. The surface of the town is generally level. Chipman's Hill, 439 feet above Otter... Read MORE...

  • News  1852 - Fire at Middlebury, Vt.
    MIDDLEBURY, Saturday, Feb. 21. - This morning, a fire broke out in the building occupied by James M. Slade & Co., dry goods dealers, and in the upper ... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Middlebury
    Middlebury, a beautiful post-village and seat of justice of Addison county, Vermont, is situated on both sides of Otter creek, at the falls, and on... Read MORE...

  • News  1868 - Five thousand dollars insurance was paid last week by a Hartford Company on a single sheep, which died in Middlebury, Vermont.

    genealogybank.com
    Cincinnati Daily Gazette
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    November 5, 1868
  • News  1875 - HEAVY LOSSES.
    Rutland, Vt., Sept. 11. - A fire in the Middlebury Paper Company's mill at Middlebury, Vt., destroyed last night the paper mill buildings, of the... Read MORE...

  • 1892 - American Morgan Horse register published in Middlebury in 1892, establishing first American breed of horses.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ vermont.html
  • 1893 - SHAKEN BY AN EARTHQUAKE
    MILD SENSATION IN THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY REGION.
    Considerable Alarm Felt in Montreal, Particularly in the Narrow Streets - Buildings Tremble and the... Read MORE...

  • News  1894 - KILLED BY EXPLOSIONS. Man in Vermont Has His Head Blown Off - Several Maimed.
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt., July 4. - Perley Smith, son of Daniel Smith of Ripton, had his head blown off by a bursting cannon last night. He stood seventy feet ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Middlebury
    Middlebury, a handsome post-village, capital of Addison co., Vt., in Middlebury township on Otter Creek and on the Central Vermont Railroad, 35 miles ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Middlebury, a banking post-village, capital of Addison co., Vt., in Middlebury township (town), on Otter Creek and on the Rutland R., 35 miles S. of... Read MORE...

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