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Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, USA
Burlington, with a population of 38,889 at the 2000 census, is the largest city in the U.S. state of Vermont and the shire town (county seat) of Chittenden County. The city is the hub of one of the nation's smaller metropolitan areas, and is also the smallest U.S. city to be the largest city in its state. The urbanized area consists of the cities of Burlington, South Burlington, and Winooski; the towns of Colchester, Essex, and Williston; and the village of Essex Junction.
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Burlington, Vermont, USA

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Battery Park, Burlington, Vt. with Lake Champlain at Left

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University Place. Burlington, VT.

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1763 - Burlington, Vermont founded

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News  1831 - Counterfeit Notes
The Burlington, (Vermont,) Sentinel cautions the public against counterfeit 100 dollar notes of the ...Read MORE...

January 25, 1837 - At 7 PM a display of the Northern Lights danced above Burlington, VT.
Its light was equal to the full moon. Snow and other objects reflecting the light were deeply...Read MORE...

1846 - First steam-heated factory was the Burlington Woolen Company in 1846.

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1849 Burlington
Chittenden Co. This is the chief town in the county. It is delightfully situated upon the tongue of ...Read MORE...

News  1852 - Fire at Burlington, Vt.
BURLINGTON, Monday, Oct. 25. A fire broke out here at 12 o'clock last night, destroying Weaver's...Read MORE...

News  1854 - Fire at Burlington
Boston, Tuesday, Jan.3.

The Steam Saw Mill, Machine Shop, and Iron Foundry owned by Henry...Read MORE...

News  1858 - Ethan Allen's Remains
There has been considerable excitement in Burlington, Vermont, for a few days past, on the subject...Read MORE...

1859
BURLINGTON, the cap. of Chittenden co., in the state of Vermont, U.S.; 40 m. NW of Montpelier; 80...Read MORE...

News  1867 Railroad Accident in Vermont-Train Intentionally Thrown front the Track.
BURLINGTON, Vt., Friday, Aug. 2. The 10 P.M. express train of the Rutland and Burlington Railroad...Read MORE...

News  1868 - The city of Burlington, Vermont, has about doubled its population in eight years, and is now claimed to be the third lumber market in the United States.

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June 29, 1868
News  1868 - Making Shoe Pegs
The largest manufactory of shoe pegs in this country is said to be at Burlington, Vermont, where...Read MORE...

1869 - December 27 - A post Christmas storm in New York and Vermont produced record storm totals of 30 inches at Burlington, VT, and 39 inches at Montpelier VT. A public emergency was declared in Vermont.

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News  1882 - WORK OF A SEVERE GALE.
BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 27. - At 7 o'clock this morning this city was visited by the severest gale...Read MORE...

News  1895 - LOSSES BY FIRE.
Burlington, Vt., March 19. - Booth's planing mill and shops, the Baldwin Refrigerator Company's...Read MORE...

News  1900 - LOSSES BY FIRE.
BURLINGTON, Vt., April 16. - Fire to-day caused a loss of $20,000 to Spaulding, Kimball & Co.'s...Read MORE...

1903 - First person to cross the entire United States by automobile was Dr. H. Nelson Jackson, a Burlington physician, who traveled from San Francisco to New York City in 1903.

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1916
Burlington, a port of entry, the most populous city of Vermont, and the capital of Chittenden co.,...Read MORE...

News  1922 - NEWS OF STATE What Is Going On in and About Old Vermont FACTORY DAMAGED BY FIRE Estimated Loss Not Yet Known
The Burlington fire department responded Saturday morning to an alarm from box 56, at the junction...Read MORE...

News  1944 - August 11 - The temperature at Burlington, VT, soared to an all-time record high of 101 degrees.

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1954 - September 26 - WCAX TV channel 3 in Burlington, VT (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1978 - First Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream store opened in Burlington.

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