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Cavendish Township, Windsor County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Cavendish, Cavendish Center, Proctorsville, Whitesville


Town Clerk

Jane S. Pixley
P.O. Box 126
Cavendish, VT 05142
Ph: 226-7291 or 226-7292
Fax: 226-7290
E-mail: N/A


Web Site

American Local History Network: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/vt/county/windsor/cavendish/index.htm
US GenWeb: http://home.att.net/~local_history/Windsor-Co-VT.htm#CAVENDISH
Vermont Gateway: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/WindsorCavendish.html
Virtual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/cavendish.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/place/c/cavendishhistory.shtml
http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/place/c/cavendish.shtml
http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/poetry/cavendis.shtml


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Cavendish
491
922
 1,295
 1,551
1,498
1,427
 1,576
1,509
 1,823
 1,276
 1,172

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Cavendish
 1,352
1,208
1,319
1,418
1,398
1,374
 1,223
1,264
1,355
1,323
1,470


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Cavendish Village: 1790-present
Coffeen: 1794-1881
Hillcrest: 1828-present
Mt. Union-Center: 1805-present
Old Revolution-Morgan: 1778-1831
Old Soldier's Grave (one person): 1777
Parker: 1790's-unknown
Proctor: 1816-1920
Thomson-Fitten child (family): 1893-1906
Twentymile Stream: 1793-present
Wheelock:1838-1858
Wheelock-Pest House: 1775-1831
Whitney boy (one person): early 1800's


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Cavendish Historical Society Museum
Vermont Route 131
Cavendish, VT
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 110
Cavendish, VT 05142
802-484-7498
http://www.web-home.com/vt-genealogy/cavendish.htm
A museum of local interest in a former 19th-century town hall. The society also owns a handsome stone structure, the former Universalist Church (1844), which is used for meetings and special events. Collections are of farm tools, household utensils, costumes, weaving implements, textiles, photographs, and items used or made in Cavendish. Contact Person: Sandra Stearns, President. Hours and Admission: June to Oct, Sun, 2 5pm and by request.




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