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Grafton Township, Windham County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Cambridgeport, Grafton, Houghtonville


Town Clerk

Cynthia W. Gibbs
P.O. Box 180
Grafton, VT 05146
Ph: 843-2419
Fax: N/A
E-mail: N/A


Web Site

Grafton: http://www.sover.net/~grafton/
Grafton: http://www.linkvermont.com/townsvill/chester_grafton/index.htm

American Local History Network: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/vt/county/windham/grafton.html
US GenWeb: http://home.att.net/~local_history/Windham-Co-VT.htm#GRAFTON
Vermont Gateway: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/WindhamGrafton.html
Vertual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/grafton.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/place/g/grafton.shtml


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Grafton
561
1,149
 1,365
 1,482
1,439
1,326
 1,241
1,154
 1,008
 929
 817

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Grafton
 804
 729
 476
453
393
422
426
465
604
 602
 649


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Burgess: 1795-present
Cobb-West: 1800-1987
Houghtonville: 1846-present
Middletown: 1790-1887
Stiles: 1830-1872
Village: 1836-present


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Grafton Historical Society Museum
Main Street, Grafton, VT
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 202
Grafton, VT 05146
802-843-2489 or 802-843-1010
http://www.sover.net/~grafton/guide.html
The museum occupies a seven-room 1845 house with attached barn. The permanent, Grafton-based exhibits are of 18th- and 19th-century furniture, textiles, toys, household utensils and tools, bottles, costumes, fire-fighting equipment, paintings, prints, historic documents, Civil War memorabilia, soapstone objects, writing implements, early inkwells, calligraphy, and alphabets. Also, an outstanding collection of photographs. Contact Person: Rosalys B. Wilson, Registrar. Hours and Admission: Memorial Day to Columbus Day, Sat and Sun, 1:30 4pm; holidays and by appointment. Admission $1, Children under 12 free. Accessible to the disabled.




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