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Shrewsbury Township, Rutland County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Cold River, Cuttingsville, North Shrewsbury, Russellville, Shrewsbury


Town Clerk

Anne Haley
9823 Cold River Road
Shrewsbury, VT 05738
Ph: 492-3511 or 492-3558
Fax: 492-3511
E-mail: shrewsby@together.net


Web Site

American Local History Network: no info
US GenWeb: http://home.att.net/~local_history/Rutland-Co-VT.htm#SHREWSBURY
http://www.rootsweb.com/~vtrutlan/ruttowns.htm#shrewsbury
Vermont Gateway: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/RutlandShrewsbury.html
Vertual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/shrewsbury.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/place/s/shrewsbury.shtml


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Shrewsbury
382
748
990
 1,149
 1,289
 1,218
 1,268
1,175
1,145
1,235
974

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Shrewsbury
 935
751
620
 540
537
 464
 445
 570
 866
1,107
 1,108


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Bullard: 1831-1855
Center: 1804-present
Finney: 1798-1843
Laurel Glen: 1817-present
Northam: 1808-present
Page: 1799-1844
Pierce (Etta, one person): 1881
Shippee: 1850-1903
Tabor: 1854-present
Woodward-Wilder: 1827-1874


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Shrewsbury Historical Society
Route 103
Cuttingsville, VT
Mailing Address:
996 Lincoln Hill Road
Cuttingsville, VT 05738
802-492-3706
The museum is located in the former Cuttingsville Church originally built in 1842, later renovated and rededicated in 1891. The historical society displays 19th century household items and furniture, costumes, photographs, books, diaries, toys and other town memorabilia. The collection also includes video and audio tapes of townspeople and special events, and current Shrewsbury history in scrapbook form. Contact Person: Fran Patten, President. Hours and Admission: July to October, Sat. and Sun., 1 to 3 pm. Free.




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