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Photographs of Vergennes (Vt.)

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Collection Overview

This collection contains 788 images comprising 122 years of history in Vergennes, Vermont’s oldest city. Featuring a wide range of topics, which date from the 1866 Civil War parade to the 1988 Bicentennial, the collection provides a comprehensive and unusual look at small town life in northern Vermont. These photographs document the full visual spectrum of history in Vergennes, from businesses, industries, and transportation to natural scenery, paintings, and portraits of people who once walked the city’s streets.

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Published:  May 06, 2011,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

Rights:  No part of the material may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, broadcasting or by any other information storage and retrieval system. Direct all inquiries and requests to the Bixby Memorial Free Library, Vergennes, Vt. 802-877-2211.


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Title:   Aerial Photo

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    Title:   Banksville steamer

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      Title:   Bixby Island

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        Title:   Bixby Island

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          Title:   Bixby Island

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            Title:   Champlain

            Date:  1875

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              Title:   Champlain

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              Steamboat accident

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                Title:   Champlain Tercentenary 1609-1909

                Date:  1905-03-23

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                Indian Tepees Champlain Tercentenary

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                  Title:   Champlains Caravel The Don De Dieu II

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                    Title:   Chateaugay

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                    Steamer "Chateaugay" (Capacity 50 cars) The largest steamer operating auto ferry service on Lake Champlain. Frequent trips between Burlington, VT., and Port Kent, NY (3 miles to Ausable Chasm)

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                      Title:   Chateaugay

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                      Steamer "Chateaugay" (Capacity 50 cars) The largest steamer operating auto ferry service on Lake Champlain. Frequent trips between Burlington, VT., and Port Kent, NY (3 miles to Ausable Chasm)

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                        Title:   Gladys

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                          Title:   Gladys - Naptha launch

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                            Title:   Gladys Launch at Summer Camp

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                              Title:   Group of people boating

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                                Title:   Hickok's

                                Date:  1895

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                                Hickok's Dock and Hickok's Point. Picture taken 1895. Hickok's Point is about midway between Ft. Cassin and Basin Harbor on the Vermont side. Hickok's served as a landing place for the "Water Lily" and the "Nellie" on their trips to Vergennes and Westport. Other landings on this route were Ft. Cassin, Kimballs, Mile Point, Basin Harbor, with the occasional landings at Higginson's Harbor and Barn Rock on the N.Y. side.

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                                  Title:   Lake Champlain

                                  Date:  1893

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                                  Diamond Island with steamer "Vermont" and Split Rock Mountain, New York in background.

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                                    Title:   Lake Champlain

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                                      Title:   Lake Champlain

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                                        Title:   Lake Champlain - west bank

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                                          Title:   Lake Champlain Bridge

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                                          Proposed bridge across Lake Champlain connecting Crown Point, N.Y., with Chimney Point, Vt., to be opened for traffic Sept. 1, 1929

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                                            Title:   Lake Champlain from Mt. Philo

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                                            Charlotte, Vermont

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                                              Title:   Lake photo

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                                              View from Split Rock Mountain, New York, looking east toward Vermont

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                                                Title:   Lake photo

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                                                  Title:   Lake photo

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                                                  Split Rock Mountain, Essex County, New York, looking north

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