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Proctor, Vermont

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Proctor is a town in Rutland County, of the "Crossroads of Vermont" region. Self-styled as "The Marble Capital of the United States," it is home to the Vermont Marble Museum and Wilson Castle.

Proctor was named for Redfield Proctor, president of the Vermont Marble Company, which was formed when a group of businessmen purchased several marble quarries & firms that had failed in the area.

Notable people from this area include: Bernard Joseph Flanagan, a bishop; F. Ray Keyser, 72nd governor of Vermont; Frank Charles Partridge, a senator; Fletcher Dutton Proctor, 51st governor of Vermont; Mortimer Robinson Proctor, 66th governor of Vermont; Redfield Proctor, secretary of war, senator, & 37th governor of Vermont; and Redfield Proctor, Jr., 59th governor of Vermont.

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Region 7: Crossroads of Vermont | Pittsford | Rutland Town | Rutland (City) | West Rutland

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