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Rockingham, Vermont

Rockingham is a town in Windham County, in the "Southern Vermont" region, along the Connecticut River. Rockingham includes the incorporated villages of Bellows Falls and Saxtons River. There is no formal town center, and the town offices & Public Library are located in the village of Bellows Falls.

The town was named for a relative of Benning Wentworth, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquis of Rockingham. Charles is noted for having secured the repeal of the Stamp Act, and for proposing that the American Colonies be granted their independence.

Some notable people from Rockingham include: John S. Barry, governor of Michigan; Henry Adams Bellows, lawyer, state legislator & jurist; Jonathan Blanchard, president of Wheaton College; Selim Peabody, educator; Shadrach Roundy, religious leader; and Henry Franklin Severens, judge.

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Region 11: Southern Vermont | Chester | Springfield | Bellows Falls | Saxtons River | Grafton


Vermont Events in March

Sugar On Snow at The Vermont Country Stores 3/14/15 - 3/29/15
Come to The Vermont Country Store every Saturday and Sunday, starting March 14th and experience a time honored tradition of sweet maple syrup drizzled on snow…. When the two meet it is Heaven on Earth, the combination of the sweet sticky maple with the cold crunchy snow are a true delight. Add the classic dill pickle and finish with a donut – the combination in your mouth is AMAZING! We are also doing maple syrup sampling – do you know the difference between Grade A Golden Delicate, Grade A Amber Rich and Grade A Dark Robust. Come and sample them for yourself and find out what grade of maple syrup you like the best. At both the Rockingham and Weston stores. 802.362.5950

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