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Strafford, Vermont

Strafford is a town in Orange County, of the "Eastern Vermont Gateway" region. The town was named after Benning Wentworth's cousin, William Wentworth, the Earl of Strafford, who served as an aide to the King and Member of Parliament.

Strafford was one of thirteen Vermont towns isolated by flooding caused by Hurricane Irene in 2011.

Some notable people from the area include: Edmund "Tad" Coffin, a saddle maker & Olympic equestrian; William Sloane Coffin, a clergyman & activist; and Justin Smith Morrill, a congressman & senator.

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Region 8: Eastern Vermont Gateway | Chelsea | Vershire | West Fairlee | Thetford | Norwich | Sharon | Royalton | Tunbridge


Vermont Events in October

Tours of Historic Justin Morrill State Historic Site, Strafford, VT 8/1/15 - 10/12/15
Tours of Historic Justin Morrill State Historic Site, Strafford, Vermont. Guided tours of Gothic Revival historic house, formal gardens, interpretive exhibits and walking trail. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday (& holiday Mondays), May 23 through October 12. 214 Morrill Memorial Highway, Strafford, VT 05072. Admission: Adults - $6.00 (under 14 free)

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