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Until 1912, Winooski was a village in township of Colchester. Before 1912 all records civil records were kept by the Colchester Town Clerk, and all census records were included with those of Colchester Town. In 1922, Winooski was chartered as a City, independant of Colchester. Records after that date are held by the Winooski City Clerk...

Winooski is located at the mouth of the Winooski (Onion) River, slightly northeast of Burlington, Vermont's largest city.

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  • 1836 - The First Congregational Society of Winooski was formed November 9, 1836, Rev. Simeon PARMELEE, D. D., being moderator of the meeting. Twenty-three of the constituent members were a colony from the First Church of Burlington.
    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...


  • News 1852 - Large Fire near Burlington, Vermont.
    Boston, Sunday, Feb. 1, 1852 - 9 P. M.
    A dispatch from Burlington, Vt., states that an oil-mill, situated near the Winooski Falls village bridge,...Read MORE...


  • 1864 - The Winooski Gold and Silver Plating Works, on Canal street, were established in 1864 by George HAGER.
    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...


  • 1869 - The Winooski Savings Bank, on Allen street, was incorporated in 1869. S. H. Weston is president; H. W. BARRETT, vice-president, and Ormond COLE, treasurer. The bank does a large business.
    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...


  • 1873 - DOUBLEDAY & CLEMENT Brothers' Furniture Manufactory was established in Winooski by DOUBLEDAY & HALL in 1873.
    They were succeeded in 1877 by T. A. DOUBLEDAY, who was in 1884 succeeded by the present firm. The firm cut over 1,000,000 feet of lumber per year,...Read MORE...


  • 1886 Winooski
    History of the Town of Colchester

    ...There are two villages in town, Colchester Center and Winooski, besides a number of houses at Colchester...Read MORE...


  • Winooski, Vermont, USA
    Winooski, Vt. - Extension Colchester Mills.
  • Winooski, Vermont, USA
    Main Street
  • 1906
    Winooski, a village in Colchester township (town), Chittenden co., Vt., on the Winooski River and on the Central Vermont R., E. of Burlington, of...Read MORE...


  • Winooski, Vermont, USA
    Lower Falls and Colchester Mills, Winooski, Vt. (1908)
  • News 1910 - Fire In Winooski.
    Fire broke out in the Barnes building at the corner of Main and Centre sts., Winooski, March 12. The flames had gained considerable headway when the...Read MORE...


  • News 1918 - 19 Year Old Boy Drowned
    Nineteen-year-old John Hatin of Burington sank to his death in the Winooski river Sunday afternoon, a half mile below the railroad bridge. His body...Read MORE...


  • News 1927 - November 03 - Tropical storm flooding kills 84 in Winooski River Valley (Vt)

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    November 3, 1927



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  • 1836 - The First Congregational Society of Winooski was formed November 9, 1836, Rev. Simeon PARMELEE, D. D., being moderator of the meeting. Twenty-three of the constituent members were a colony from the First Church of Burlington.
    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...

  • News  1852 - Large Fire near Burlington, Vermont.
    Boston, Sunday, Feb. 1, 1852 - 9 P. M.
    A dispatch from Burlington, Vt., states that an oil-mill, situated near the Winooski Falls village bridge,... Read MORE...

  • 1864 - The Winooski Gold and Silver Plating Works, on Canal street, were established in 1864 by George HAGER.
    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...

  • 1869 - The Winooski Savings Bank, on Allen street, was incorporated in 1869. S. H. Weston is president; H. W. BARRETT, vice-president, and Ormond COLE, treasurer. The bank does a large business.
    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...

  • 1873 - DOUBLEDAY & CLEMENT Brothers' Furniture Manufactory was established in Winooski by DOUBLEDAY & HALL in 1873.
    They were succeeded in 1877 by T. A. DOUBLEDAY, who was in 1884 succeeded by the present firm. The firm cut over 1,000,000 feet of lumber per year,... Read MORE...

  • 1886 Winooski
    History of the Town of Colchester

    ...There are two villages in town, Colchester Center and Winooski, besides a number of houses at Colchester... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Winooski, a village in Colchester township (town), Chittenden co., Vt., on the Winooski River and on the Central Vermont R., E. of Burlington, of... Read MORE...

  • News  1910 - Fire In Winooski.
    Fire broke out in the Barnes building at the corner of Main and Centre sts., Winooski, March 12. The flames had gained considerable headway when the... Read MORE...

  • News  1918 - 19 Year Old Boy Drowned
    Nineteen-year-old John Hatin of Burington sank to his death in the Winooski river Sunday afternoon, a half mile below the railroad bridge. His body... Read MORE...

  • News  1927 - November 03 - Tropical storm flooding kills 84 in Winooski River Valley (Vt)
    historyorb.com
    November 3, 1927

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