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  Barton History
Barton Town, located in Orleans County, at approximately 44° 45' latitude and 72° 10' longitude, is bordered on the northeast by Brownington, on the southeast by Westmore and Sutton, on the southwest by Sheffield and Glover, and on the northwest side by Irasburg and Albany.
The Town of Barton was first granted by the legislature in response to a petition from some sixty Revolutionary War veterans in 1781 under the name "Providence" after their home town in Rhode Island, but was not chartered until October 20, 1789.
In Old English, Barton meant, "a grain or corn farm" and gradually came to be used to mean an outlying grange, or kind of demesne farm, often belonging to a monastery.
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The town was officially organized at a meeting in March of 1787 at which men were elected to serve as clerk, constables, selectmen, listers, leather sealer, half-tithingmen, surveyors of highways, and sealer of weights and measures.
In spite of the changes in the size and composition of the town's population, the presence of a farming population and the town's low population density illustrate that Charlotte's character remains rural.
The town is bounded to the west by the lake, to the north by the Town of Shelburne, to the east by Hinesburg, and to the south by Ferrisburgh.
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 BARTON, VERMONT • Historic New England
This town derived its name from Gen. William Barton of R.I., and was first settled in 1796.
The town is well watered by Barton river, which rises in Glover, and empties into Memphremagog lake.
Barton is a thriving town, with a good hydraulic power, and about 3,000 sheep.
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 Story 1
The first, she said, was because the town clerk performs an important function and the town should take its time to find the next one.
Article 24 in the town report asked the voters to instruct the Governor and local state legislators to oppose the use of state education funding for anything other than education.
Barton Town Clerk and Treasurer Kathy White gave her notice to voters at Town Meeting Tuesday night.
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 Barton Built Resources Capital
A spot known as the Indian Landing and Barton Landing at the junction of the Barton and Willoughby Rivers was a main area of rest for both the natives of the area and later for the smugglers.
The November 1927 flood that hit Vermont caused damage to stocks of goods and the cost of repairs on buildings was great, however the paving of several streets prevented their being undermined.
Barton has its own municipal utility, an electric department, which, with eight other municipal utilities has worked out a way to return power in exchange for money to Hydro Quebec.
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 Biography: 1902 Vermont The General Assembly Senators and Representatives Orleans County
Lewis A. Jackson of Greensboro, Republican, was born in Woodbury in 1840; he is a farmer and located in town in 1856; was educated at the common schools; was a member of the House in 1890 and has held the offices of lister, constable and deputy sheriff.
A. Rufus Miles of Albany, Republican, was born in Albany in 1854; he is a farmer, and was educated in the common schools of Albany; he was selectman from 1892 to 1894, and was lister in 1891.
Harley T. Seaver of Barton, Republican, was born in Albany, July 24, 1860; he is a hardware merchant, and located in town in 1884; was educated in the common schools of Craftsbury and Troy and at St. Johnsbury Academy.
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 Rufus Barton
The town was required by law to furnish ten men for military service, but in September it was voted to increase the number to twelve.
Col William Barton (later promoted to General) in July 1777 raised the hopes of Rhode Islanders by capturing British General Prescott, Warren being especially gratified at this brilliant achievement of one of her sons.
This could be especially meaningful because in 1819 Rufus Barton of Lansingburgh in the county of Rensselaer was involved in two land transactions in Camillus in the county of Onondaga.
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 GLOVER, VERMONT • Historic New England
There are in the town branches of Barton's, Passumpsic, Lamoille, and Black rivers, and several ponds.
This pond was one and a half miles long, and about half a mile wide, and discharged its waters to the south, forming one of the head branches of the river Lamoille.
On the 6th of June, 1810, about 60 persons went to this pond for the purpose of opening an outlet to the north into Barton river, that the mills, on that stream, might receive an occasional supply of water.
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 Vermont Marriage License Laws > VT Wedding Officiants
You must know your legal town of residence and your place and date of birth; you will also need to know your parents' names, including your mother's maiden name, and the states where your parents were born.
Vermont law requires that at least one of you must sign in the presence of the town clerk, certifying that all facts are correct; however, most town clerks prefer to see both of you in person before issuing your license to marry, as the law requires that
If neither of you are residents of Vermont, you need to go to a town clerk in the county in which you will be married.
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 Land Grants for Towns of Vermonts Starting with B
Vermont grant of 10,000 acres to Luke Knoulton, January 25, 1791, in accordance with a joint resolution passed February 28, 1787.
The Legislature changed the name of the town to Barre October 19, 1793, because "the name of the township has ever sounded uncouthly to the inhabitants and settlers and is also disagreeable on account of its length." See Newbrook (New York grant).
The town of Bennington was the first of the New Hampshire grants to the west of the Green Mountains to be settled under the New Hampshire charters.
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 Barton, Vermont - Town History - Vermont Northeast Kingdom Guide
Presently there are four schools in Barton town; Barton Graded School, a public elementary school; St. Paul’s Elementary School, a private parochial school; Orleans Elementary School, a public K-8 school; and Lake Region Union High School, the high school for Barton and surrounding communities.
The place of South Barton first got a post office in 1861, and in 1909 it borrowed the place-name Willoughby from the neighboring town of Westmore.
The new Barton Golf Club was opened on the May family farm in 1991 and is currently being expanded from 9 to 18 holes.
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 Northeast Kingdom Vermont - North East Kingdom Vermont - St. Johnsbury Vermont - Lake Willoughby - Newport Vermont - ...
Barton is the home of Crystal Lake State Park.
This small town is the home of the famed Circus Smirkus, and begins and ends it summer Big Top Tour here in town.
The town is also the home of Brighton State Park, located just outside the village - and offers camp sites, a snack bar, picnic areas, a bathhouse, rental boats and a nature trail.
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 Barton (town), Vermont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Barton is a town in Orleans County, Vermont, United States.
In the town the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the town was $28,797, and the median income for a family was $33,872.
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 Barton News
Town officials here say they applaud UPC Wind's recent decision to reduce the number of turbines for the proposed Sheffield Wind Farm, even though it means less money for the town, Selectman Chairman Max...
Vermont Commissioner of Education Richard Cate said this week Vermonters will soon get a chance to weigh in on his proposal to significantly trim the number of school boards in the state.
Vermont high school and middle school runners will have their first serious test of the fall Saturday during the 30th annual Essex Invitational cross country race at the Catamount Outdoor Family Center in...
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 Biography: 1902 Vermont The General Assembly Senators and Representatives Caledonia County
Austin C. Burns of Newark, Republican, was born in Columbia, New Hampshire, Nov. 19, 1861; occupation, farmer; located in town in 1862; was educated in the common schools; was selectman from 1895 to 1898, road commissioner in 1901 and 1902, and town grand juror from 1899 to 1901.
William N. Gilfillan of Ryegate, Republican, was born in Brownington, Jan. 7, 1847; occupation, farmer; located in town in 1867; was educated at the Caledonia County Grammar School; was town grand juror in 1901; secretary, treasurer and director of So.
Frederick H. Pillsbury of Sutton, Republican, was born in Barton in 1875; is in the wholesale lumber business, and located in town in 1867; was educated at Barton Academy and Montpelier Seminary, and spent one year at Wesleyan.
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 Vermont Northeast Kingdom - Barton, Vermont - Town History
Located near the southern end of Barton, Crystal Lake is about three miles long and about 3/4 of a mile wide and is also the largest body of water in Barton at 778 acres.
At the time of the printing of a promotional pamphlet about Barton, published in the early 1900's, to the north side of the lake was a fine beach of sand and pebbles.
The highest peak in Barton is Barton Mountain at 2235 feet.
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 Vermont Bed and Breakfast Inns. Find VT B&B's & Lodging Listings.
Vermont is known for its wonderful country inns and mountain lodges, and you'll find many listed on BedandBreakfast.com.
Although most popular during fall foliage season, Vermont's bed and breakfast inns are equally inviting in winter, spring, and summer.
Even Vermont's mud season in early spring is ideal for quiet getaways and affordable lodgings.
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 Story 1
BARTON — News that the Sheffield wind project will use access roads here to transport industrial turbines and towers to ridge line sites has prompted selectmen to seek an expanded role in the hearings before the Public Service Board (PSB).
He was reluctant to get the town involved in the ongoing debate over wind.
Chamberlin, the town tried and failed to obtain party status earlier in the case.
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 Barton Florist $34.95 | Flower Delivery Barton (VT) | Florists in Barton, Vermont   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The distance from Barton to Washington DC is 482 miles.
Barton is positioned 44.74 degrees north of the equator and 72.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Our Barton, Vermont florist directory is provided through a strategic partnership with Regional Direct.com, which has established partnerships with the most reliable, customer service-driven area Barton florist and florists in Vermont, including Barton, Vermont.
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Vermont, abbreviated "VT", is in the New England region of the U.S. Its capital is Montpelier.
There were 608,827 people in Vermont as of the 2000 census.
PlaceMatch compares thousands of US cities and towns, and for each one shows you which other places are most similar.
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 Town Report - Barton
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 Barton, Vermont VT, town profile (Orleans County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Barton is a town in Orleans County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Vermont named Barton.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barton was $14,636, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Barton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $328.
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 Log Cabin Chronicles Bethany Dunbar's Island Pond Vermont snowmobile story
She said that is partly due to increased demand for property in the area because of snowmobilers.
Joel Cope, the town of Brighton¹s administrative assistant, said a reappraisal has been done, and the new Grand List to be released in the spring will show a "significant jump," but he would not say exactly how significant.
He also said the cost of snowmobilers to the town is minimal, since theydon¹t affect the schools or the roads much.
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 Directories : Vermont Supervisory Unions/Districts (O-R)
Vermont supervisory unions/districts (SU/Ds) are listed in alphabetical order.
This map provides a graphic view of Vermont's supervisory unions/districts and provides a way to link to contact information and a list of schools beonging to the supervisory union/district.
The Vermont Principals' Association (VPA) and the Vermont Superintendents Association (VSA) jointly publish a comprehensive education directory which includes Vermont listings for: public schools, private/independent schools, supervisory unions and districts, technical centers, post-secondary institutions, Vermont education organizations, and Vermont Institutes (VI).
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 Barton Vermont Orleans Vermont real estate lodging town travel and tourism information Barton VT USA
Crystal Lake State Park is located in Barton and is a popular location for residents and guests to swim, boat, fish, picnic, or relax.
The village of Orleans - which was known as Barton Landing prior to December 11, 1908 - is located just north of Barton, is home to the Ethan Allen Furniture factory.
The famous "trout run" occurs every spring and attracts fisherman from far and wide to witness this annual rite of spring as the rainbow trout battle the swift currents of the Willoughby River as they swim to Willoughby Lake.
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In 1999, we completely restored and renovated an old hardware store to house the new Barton Municipal Offices for the Town of Barton, Vermont.
This quaint log cabin was built for the Village of Wells River, Vermont, as their new information/welcome center.
All units are ADA compliant and a three story elevator tower was added to the back of the building.
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 Vermont Vacation Rental Lake Cabins & Home Rentals by 411
Imagine spending your next vacation in a fully equipped Vermont vacation rental home of your choice, the possibilities are endless.
For a family of 8 not to be crowded in the house or backyard, this 4 Bedroom 2 bath home built in 1850 and 8.5 acres with village views for backyard fits well.
Minutes from the Mount Snow ski resort in Southern Vermont, enjoy this 3 BR 2 BA vacation home nestled in the beautiful Green Mountains of Southern Vermont.
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 Direct TV Barton Vermont Directtv Barton Directv - Much Better Than Cable TV Town VT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Directv Barton Vermont has turned out to be the Revolution in the Satellite TV provider of the Age.
A Directv Barton Vermont customer is let to record their favorite programs while watching another one.
DIRECTV Barton Vermont offers an incredible selection of entertainment for every member of the family -- all in the 100% digital-quality picture and sound that Directv is known for.
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 Barton And Vermont   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Memphre the Lake Monster Memphre Myth Memphre's Dead Old Slipperyskin Northland Journal Barton, Vermont - Town History courtesy of the Center For Rural Studies Natural Resources...
Barton is located in Orleans County, 17 miles south of...
It lies on the banks of the Barton River near Crystal Lake State Park...
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 VTGenWeb - Vermont History and Genealogy
Index to The Vermont Historical Gazetteer: A Local History of All the Towns in the State, transcribed by Rod Skinner (County Coordinator for Windham County, VTGenWeb), 2006.
The VERMONT HISTORICAL GAZETTEER is a 5 volume set of historical information, by Abby Maria Hemenway, with Volume I published in 1867, and Volume V completed in 1891 after her death.
To Identify the county in which a Vermont town is located click here.
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