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By Anne L. Collins,Virginia Lisai,Louise Luring

With greater than 200 classic pictures, round Bellows Falls: Rockingham, Westminster, and Saxtons River explores the interesting background of those southern Vermont groups. positioned alongside the Connecticut River, Rockingham-the township that comes with either Bellows Falls and Saxtons River-was chartered in 1752. Westminster, certainly one of Vermont's oldest cities, was once granted in 1736 as Township No. 1.

Around Bellows Falls: Rockingham, Westminster, and Saxtons River chronicles the background of those groups as much as the mid-twentieth century with pictures of historical houses, companies, humans, and famous landmarks. as well as perspectives of the glorious great thing about the realm, this quantity comprises images of Vermont's oldest public construction, the Rockingham Meetinghouse (built in 1787), and the Bellows Falls domestic of Hetty eco-friendly, the notorious "witch of Wall Street." Westminster's Cumberland County court docket used to be the site of not just the Westminster bloodbath but additionally the assembly that declared Vermont as a unfastened and autonomous republic in 1777. additionally integrated are classic pictures of the scenic village of Saxtons River (named at the nationwide check in of ancient Places), which as soon as had a robust mill that took good thing about 3 falls alongside the river.

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