Brattleboro, a post-village of Windham co., Vt., in Brattleboro township (town), on the Connecticut River, about 1 mile below the mouth of the West River, and on the Central Vermont and the Boston and Maine Rs., 77 miles SSE. of Rutland. It is charmingly situated in the centre of the maple-sugar region of Vermont, and has large manufactures of parlor-organs, carriages, furniture, canning-machinery, etc. It is the scat of the Brattleboro Retreat (asylum for the insane). Pop. in 1890, 5467 ; in 1900, 5297 ; of the town, 6640.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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