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Peacham Township, Caledonia County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

East Peacham, Ewells Mills, Green Bay, Peacham, Peacham Corner, South Peacham


Town Clerk

Phyllis F. Randall
P.O. Box 244
Peacham, VT 05862
Ph: 592-3218
Fax: N/A
E-mail: N/A


Web Site

Peacham: http://home.att.net/~mensch-family/PeachamVT.htm

American Local History Network: no info
US GenWeb: http://home.att.net/~local_history/Caledonia-Co-VT.htm#PEACHAM
Vermont Gateway: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/CaledoniaPeacham.html
Vertual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/peacham.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://vermontcivilwar.org/place/p/peacham.shtml


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Peacham
365
873
1,301
1,294
 1,351
 1,443
 1,377
 1,247
 1,141
 1,041
 892
Caledonia Co.
2,592
 7,106
 13,714
 15,256
 18,717
 19,718
 22,497
 21,708
 22,235
 23,607
 23,436

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Peacham
 794
 777
 657
 620
 543
 501
 433
 446
 531
 627
 665
Caledonia Co.
 24,381
26,031
25,762
27,253
24,320
24,049
22,786
22,789
25,808
27,846
29,702


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Dewesburg-Woodard: 1800-1850
Johnson (one person): unknown
Old Elkins Tavern: unknown (abandoned)
Peacham Corner: 1810-present
Peacham East: 1787-1836
Reverend Worcester: 1800-1820
Town Line-Wesson: 1804-1889
Webster: unknown (abandoned)


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Peacham Historical Association
Peacham Corner, VT
Mailing Address:
104 Thaddeus Stevens Road
Peacham, VT 05862
802-592-3571
A three room historic house containing permanent and changing exhibits. Work by local artists. This year's new exhibits include: Hat and Clothing making, Surveying tools and records, 200th anniversary of the Postmaster with a specially designed stamp cancellation, and the John Varnum butter molds. Special events: Ghostwalk -- July 3 and September 30; Vermont Quilt Search -- August 26; Postmaster bicentennial with stamp cancellation --September 26. Contact Person: Lorna Quimby, President. Hours: Historical House: Sunday 2-4 pm through foliage. Archives: By appointment.




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