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Westminster, Vermont, 1735-2000: Township Number One

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Westminster is the oldest town in Vermont, and its history is visible down every street. Vermont itself was born here, when the first blood of the American Revolution was shed during the Westminster Massacre and it separated from New York. Westminster declined in political importance during the nineteenth century, but its agricultural heritage bloomed as residents exported ...more
Hardcover, 574 pages
Published July 24th 2012 by History Press (SC)
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Myles
Aug 02, 2014 Myles rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction, history
I eventually enjoyed reading this, and with a few tweaks it could be unreservedly recommended to people wanting to know more about the town's history.

Westminster, Vermont, 1735-2000 fails in part because Jessie Haas, an accomplished author in other areas, is not a trained historian and fails to account for readers not being intimately familiar with where everybody else lives in the town right now. I grew up in Westminster, and live in Bellows Falls, a village just north of the town line. Haas, h
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Jessie Haas has written over 35 books for children and adults, many about horses--a lifelong passion. She currently owns a Morgan mare, Robin, who is being clicker-trained to be a trail and pasture-dressage horse. She lives in a small, off-grid house in the woods with husband Michael J. Daley, two cats and a dog. When not writing or riding or reading she likes to knit, cook, and write, or ride, or ...more
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