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Williston, Vermont, USA

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Williston is a town in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States. Originally rural and laid out with many farms, in recent decades it has developed into an affluent suburb of Burlington, Vermont, the largest city in the state.

It contains the village of Williston, which is unincorporated.wikipedia



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1774 - Thomas CHITTENDEN and Colonel Jonathan SPAFFORD were the first to establish settlements in Williston. They came together in May, 1774, and took up large tracts of land adjoining each other on the river.
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1786 - The first town meeting of Williston was held on the 28th day of March, 1786, and was presided over by John CHAMBERLIN, moderator.
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1800 (Williston) - The Congregational Church was organized on the 23d of January, 1800... Six days after the organization of the church Rev. Aaron C. COLLINS was installed its first pastor...
The Methodist Episcopal Church was also organized in 1800, under the pastorate of the Rev. Stephen...Read MORE...

1825 Williston
There was only one village in the town. There were a good many taverns, a natural result of the...Read MORE...

1844 (Williston) - The Universalist Society was organized in February, 1844, with a membership of fifty-one. The first pastor was the Rev. Eli BALLOU.
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1862-63 - WHITCOMB & FAY's steam mill at North Williston was originally established by Hiram J. FAY, in 1862 or 1863.
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1868 - The North Williston cheese factory was erected in 1868 by E. R. CRANE and Mr. BROWN
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1872 - The North Williston machine shop, started by R. B. FAY, E. F. WHITCOMB and Addison M. FORD in 1872...
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1886 - Williston
THIS town, lying in the central part of Chittenden county, and bounded north by Winooski River,...Read MORE...

1906
Williston, a post-village in Williston township (town), Chittenden CO., Vt., about 8 miles ESE. of...Read MORE...

News  1984 - Train Wreck
WORST AMTRAK CRASH BLAMED ON RAILBED WASHOUT.

Montpelier, Vt. (AP) - A wall of flood water 18...Read MORE...


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