A report on Vermont and Connecticut River

View of Springfield on the Connecticut River by Alvan Fisher (Brooklyn Museum)
The Old Constitution House at Windsor, where the Constitution of Vermont was adopted on July 8, 1777
View of the City of Hartford, Connecticut by William Havell
A circa 1775 flag used by the Green Mountain Boys
View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm—The Oxbow (1836) by Thomas Cole
The gold leaf dome of the neoclassical Vermont State House (Capitol) in Montpelier
The Memorial Bridge across the Connecticut River at Springfield, Massachusetts, the river's largest city
1791 Act of Congress admitting Vermont into the Union
The Windsor Locks Canal Company at Enfield Falls, the Connecticut River's first major barrier to navigation
Vermont in 1827. The county boundaries have since changed.
The Oxbow, Connecticut River, circa 1910
Map of Vermont showing cities, roads, and rivers
Downtown Hartford, Connecticut, during the 1936 flood
Population density of Vermont
The Connecticut Lakes, the source of the Connecticut River, near the border of New Hampshire and Quebec
Mount Mansfield
Great Falls (Bellows Falls) at high flow under the Vilas Bridge, taken from the end of Bridge St on the Vermont side, looking upriver
Western face of Camel's Hump Mountain (elevation 4079 ft).
Satellite image of the Connecticut River depositing silt into Long Island Sound
Fall foliage at Lake Willoughby
Drift boat fishing guide working the river near Colebrook, New Hampshire
Köppen climate types of Vermont, using 1991–2020 climate normals.
Harbor seal in the Connecticut River, below the Holyoke Dam, following the shad run
Silurian and Devonian stratigraphy of Vermont
Riverbank restoration project in Fairlee, Vermont
The hermit thrush, the state bird of Vermont
Near First Connecticut Lake
A proportional representation of Vermont exports, 2020
Near Colebrook, New Hampshire
Fall foliage seen from Hogback Mountain, Wilmington
Looking north from the French King Bridge at the Erving-Gill town line in western Massachusetts
Lake Champlain
Mist upstream of the Bissell Bridge between Windsor and South Windsor, CT
Autumn in Vermont
Founders Bridge in Hartford, with a view of the Bulkeley Bridge upstream
Stowe Resort Village
The river near its mouth
The Lyndon Institute, a high school in Lyndon, Vermont
The University of Vermont
Old Mill, the oldest building of the university
Vermont welcome sign in Addison on Route 17 just over the New York border over the Champlain Bridge
Amtrak station in White River Junction
The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, in Vernon
The Vermont Supreme Court's building in Montpelier
Vermont towns hold a March town meeting for voters to approve the town's budget and decide other matters. Marlboro voters meet in this building.
Senators Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy and Representative Peter Welch greet supporters in 2017.
Vermontasaurus sculpture in Post Mills, in 2010

Thereafter, the nearby British Thirteen Colonies, especially the provinces of New Hampshire and New York, disputed the extent of the area called the New Hampshire Grants to the west of the Connecticut River, encompassing present-day Vermont.

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The region stretching from Springfield north to the New Hampshire and Vermont state borders fostered many agricultural Pocomtuc and Nipmuc settlements, with its soil enhanced by sedimentary deposits.

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The Flag of the Green Mountain Boys, predating the Vermont Republic, is still used by the Vermont National Guard

Green Mountain Boys

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The Flag of the Green Mountain Boys, predating the Vermont Republic, is still used by the Vermont National Guard
Replica of the 1777 flag from the Battle of Bennington.
Green Mountain Rangers, 1776

The Green Mountain Boys were a militia organization first established in 1770 in the territory between the British provinces of New York and New Hampshire, known as the New Hampshire Grants and later in 1777 as the Vermont Republic (which later became the state of Vermont).

They comprised settlers and land speculators who held New Hampshire titles to lands between the Connecticut River and Lake Champlain, an area then known as the New Hampshire Grants, that is now modern Vermont.

Province of New York

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British proprietary colony and later royal colony on the northeast coast of North America.

British proprietary colony and later royal colony on the northeast coast of North America.

Map of the Province of New York
The Van Bergen farm, 1733, near Albany, New York
Map of the Province of New York

When the English arrived, the Dutch colony somewhat vaguely included claims to all of the present U.S. states of New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Vermont, along with inland portions of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Maine in addition to eastern Pennsylvania.

In 1667, territories between the Byram River and Connecticut River were split off to become the western half of Connecticut.

Bloomfield, Vermont

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Bloomfield is a town in Essex County, Vermont, United States.

Bloomfield is in northeastern Essex County, along the Connecticut River, which forms the state line with New Hampshire.

Missiquoi territory within the larger Western Abenaki territory


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Missiquoi territory within the larger Western Abenaki territory

The Missiquoi (or the Missisquoi or the Sokoki) were an historic Native American tribe located in the Wabanaki region of what now is northern Vermont and southern Quebec.

The Sokoki people, who had lived along the Connecticut River, founded Odanak, also known as the village of St. Francis in Quebec.

Wells River, Vermont

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Hale's Tavern in 1915
Wells River in 1907

Wells River is a village in the town of Newbury in Orange County, Vermont, United States.

The village center (the portion near the confluence of the Wells River and the Connecticut River) was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 as Wells River Village Historic District.

Current composition of justices.

Essex County, Vermont

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Current composition of justices.

Essex County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Vermont.

Bordered by the Connecticut River next to New Hampshire, Essex County is south of the Canadian province of Quebec.

Vernon, Vermont

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Vernon is a town in Windham County, Vermont, in the United States.

When the Connecticut River was established as a boundary, two separate towns were created: Hinsdale, New Hampshire and Hinsdale, Vermont.

Norwich, Vermont

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Alden Partridge, c. 1817
Norwich pastureland in late October
Norwich in winter. Left to right are: bandstand, Tracy Hall (town hall), Norwich Congregational Church, private residences, and the Marion Cross (elementary) School. In the foreground is a seasonal skating area.
Norwich's general store (left) and inn (right)

Norwich is a town in Windsor County, in the U.S. state of Vermont.

Home to some of the state of Vermont's wealthiest residents, the municipality is a commuter town for nearby Hanover, New Hampshire across the Connecticut River.

White River Junction, Vermont

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White River Junction in 1889
Lillian Gish in Way Down East
North Main Street c. 1908
White River Junction in 1915

White River Junction is an unincorporated village and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Hartford in Windsor County, Vermont, United States.

Its original importance was due to its location at the confluence of the White River with the Connecticut River.

Rockingham, Vermont

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Street scene, Rockingham Village, c. 1910
Bellows Falls Village, Rockingham, 1915
Rockingham Meeting House

Rockingham is a Town in Windham County, on the southeastern Vermont border in the United States, along the Connecticut River.