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Milton, Vermont, USA

Milton, Chittenden, Vermont, USA
The town of Milton, situated on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain, is in the northwestern corner of Chittenden county, and is bounded north by Georgia in Franklin county, east by Westford, south by Colchester, and west by Lake Champlain. Its name is supposed to have been given to it in honor of the blind author of “Paradise Lost,” as many of the towns in New England and throughout the east were named from English originals before the separation of the colonies from the mother country. The charter of the town was granted by Governor Benning WENTWORTH, of New Hampshire, on the 8th of June, 1763...

History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
Edited By W. S. Rann, Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1886



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  • 1788 - (Milton) On the 2d of May, 1788, Noah SMITH, J. P., published a warning for a meeting to be held on the 25th of June, at the house of Colonel Stephen KEYS, at Manchester, Vt.
    At that time and place Noah SMITH was chosen moderator and Amos MANSFIELD clerk. It was voted to make a second, third and fourth division of the...Read MORE...


  • 1795 (Milton) On the 12th of October, 1795, a vote was passed to give a minister twenty-two shillings a Sabbath for preaching.
    History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
    Edited By W. S. Rann,...Read MORE...


  • 1804 - (Milton) The Congregational Church was organized September 21, 1804, by the Rev. Lemuel HAYNES and James DAVIS.
    History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
    Edited By W. S. Rann,...Read MORE...


  • 1849 Milton
    Chittenden Co. Milton is bounded on the west by Lake Champlain, and is finely watered by the River Lamoille. The soil of the town is generally good....Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Milton
    Milton, a post-township of Chittenden co., Vermont, on the Lamoille river, and on the Vermont Central railroad, about 44 miles N. W. from Montpelier. ...Read MORE...


  • News 1867 - VERMONT. Fatal Railroad Accident Near Milton.
    BURLINGTON, Vt., Wednesday, Oct. 23. Last evening CHARLES WOLCOTT, Jr., of this city, was instantly killed, near Milton, Vt., by falling from the...Read MORE...


  • 1886 Milton
    ...Since the first settlement of the town a most radical change has taken place in the nature of its principal interest Many of the early settlers...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Milton
    Milton, a post-village in Milton township, Chittenden co. Vt, on the Lamoille River, 7 miles from its mouth, and on the Central Vermont Railroad, 14...Read MORE...


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    Camp Rich, Milton, Vt.
  • Milton, Vermont, USA
    Arrowhead Mountain, Milton, Vt.
  • 1906
    Milton, a post-village in Milton township (town), Chittenden co., Vt., on the Lamoille River, 7 miles from its mouth, and on the Central Vermont R.,...Read MORE...


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    Birds Eye View of Milton, Vt.
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    Camp Watson on Lake Champlain, 1912
  • Milton, Vermont, USA
    Camp Martin, Milton, Vt. (1913)
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    1927 Flood - Milton, Vt.
  • Milton, Vermont, USA
    Walnut Ledge Camps on U.S. Route 2
  • Milton, Vermont, USA
    Walnut Ledge Auto Camp, Milton, Vt.
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  • News 1937 FIVE DIE WHEN TRAIN HITS CAR
    MILTON, Vt., May 15 - (AP) - Five persons, four of whom were school children, were killed today when an automobile used for transporting the children ...Read MORE...


  • Milton, Vermont, USA
    Westview Cabins, Store, Tavern, Milton, Vt. All Modern Conveniences. 1951


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Camp Rich, Milton, Vt.

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Arrowhead Mountain, Milton, Vt.

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Birds Eye View of Milton, Vt.

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Camp Watson on Lake Champlain, 1912

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Camp Martin, Milton, Vt. (1913)

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1927 Flood - Milton, Vt.

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Walnut Ledge Camps on U.S. Route 2


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Walnut Ledge Auto Camp, Milton, Vt.
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Westview Cabins, Store, Tavern, Milton, Vt. All Modern Conveniences. 1951
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  • 1788 - (Milton) On the 2d of May, 1788, Noah SMITH, J. P., published a warning for a meeting to be held on the 25th of June, at the house of Colonel Stephen KEYS, at Manchester, Vt.
    At that time and place Noah SMITH was chosen moderator and Amos MANSFIELD clerk. It was voted to make a second, third and fourth division of the... Read MORE...

  • 1795 (Milton) On the 12th of October, 1795, a vote was passed to give a minister twenty-two shillings a Sabbath for preaching.
    History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
    Edited By W. S. Rann,... Read MORE...

  • 1804 - (Milton) The Congregational Church was organized September 21, 1804, by the Rev. Lemuel HAYNES and James DAVIS.
    History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
    Edited By W. S. Rann,... Read MORE...

  • 1849 Milton
    Chittenden Co. Milton is bounded on the west by Lake Champlain, and is finely watered by the River Lamoille. The soil of the town is generally good.... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Milton
    Milton, a post-township of Chittenden co., Vermont, on the Lamoille river, and on the Vermont Central railroad, about 44 miles N. W. from Montpelier. ... Read MORE...

  • News  1867 - VERMONT. Fatal Railroad Accident Near Milton.
    BURLINGTON, Vt., Wednesday, Oct. 23. Last evening CHARLES WOLCOTT, Jr., of this city, was instantly killed, near Milton, Vt., by falling from the... Read MORE...

  • 1886 Milton
    ...Since the first settlement of the town a most radical change has taken place in the nature of its principal interest Many of the early settlers... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Milton
    Milton, a post-village in Milton township, Chittenden co. Vt, on the Lamoille River, 7 miles from its mouth, and on the Central Vermont Railroad, 14... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Milton, a post-village in Milton township (town), Chittenden co., Vt., on the Lamoille River, 7 miles from its mouth, and on the Central Vermont R.,... Read MORE...

  • News  1937 FIVE DIE WHEN TRAIN HITS CAR
    MILTON, Vt., May 15 - (AP) - Five persons, four of whom were school children, were killed today when an automobile used for transporting the children ... Read MORE...

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