Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

Orwell, Vermont



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Orwell is a town in Addison County, of the "Mid Vermont" region and is home to Mount Independence, the largest fortification constructed by the American colonial forces. The town was named for Francis Vernon (1715-83) the first Baron Orwell.

Some notable people from the area include: Louis Winslow Austin, a physicist; Oliver Bascom (1815-1869), a politician; John Catlin, acting governor of the Wisconsin Territory (1848–1849); Marsena E. Cutts, a politician; and William P. Kellogg, a politician.

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