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Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA

"Springfield, a post-village in Springfield township, Windsor co., Vt., on Black River, about 37 miles S.E. of Rutland, and 10 miles S.W. of Claremont, N.H. It has 4 churches, a national bank, a high school, a newspaper office, a hotel, a cotton-mill, a woollen-mill, a foundry, and manufactures of machinery, toys, ploughs, churns, &c. The Black River flows through picturesque scenery near this place, and falls about 50 feet at one vertical cataract. Pop. in 1890, 1512; of the township, 2881."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • 1834 - Sandpaper was invented by Isaac Fisher at Springfield in 1834.

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  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    Methodist Church, Built 1843
  • 1849 Springfield
    Windsor Co. The land in Springfield is generally rich, with a deep soil suitable for grass or tillage ; on the rivers are extensive intervales,...Read MORE...


  • News 1853 - Fire at Springfield, Vermont.
    SPRINGFIELD, Vt., Monday, Jan. 26. A large Grist and Saw Mill, two miles south of Centre Village, Springfield, Vt., belonging to William Gould, was...Read MORE...


  • News 1870 - In Memory of the Soldiers
    A lady, 70 years of age, has erected a monument in Union Cemetery, Springfield, Vt., to the memory of the revolutionary soldiers, and paid for it in...Read MORE...


  • News 1871 - Healthy Place
    Springfield, Vt., must be a healthy place in which to locate. There are, in that town, ninety persons between the age of seventy and eighty years,...Read MORE...


  • 1891 - Flat turret lathe, a basic industrial tool, was invented in 1891 by James Hartness of Springfield.

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  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    The Adnabrown Hotel, Springfield, Vermont
  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    Spafford Library and Woolson Block, Springfield, Vt.
  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    Black River Falls, Springfield, Vt.
  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    On Chester Road, Springfield, Vt.
  • 1906
    Springfield, a banking post-village in Springfield township (town), Windsor co., Vt., on the Black River, about 37 miles SE. of Rutland. It has...Read MORE...


  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    The Congregationalist Church, 1906
  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    Main Street and Hotel, 1906
  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    Springfield Fair, Springfield, Vt., Sept. 2, '08 (1908)
  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    High School
  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    Birdseye View of Jones and Lamson Upper Shop, 1910
  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    Fellows Gear Shaper Mill
  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    The Square, 1915
  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    Springfield Hospital
  • News 1923 - THREE AUTOISTS DROWNED IN RIVER
    SPRINGFIELD, Vt.., June 4. - Three men were drowned in the Connecticut river here late last night after their automobile had gone through a fence and ...Read MORE...


  • News 1927 - Flood
    ...Several houses were swept from their foundations at Springfield, Vt., where the Black river was rising rapidly...
    The Oelwein Daily Register
    Iowa
    November 4, 1927

  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    Lindbergh Day, Springfield, Vt., July 20, 1927
  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    Savings Bank Building
  • Springfield, Vermont, USA
    Main Street


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