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Reading Township, Windsor County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Bailey Mills, Chase Corners, Felchville, Hammondsville, Reading, Reading Center, South Reading


Town Clerk

Barbara J. Acuna
P.O. Box 72
Reading, VT 05062
Ph: 484-7250
Fax: 484-7250
E-mail: N/A


Web Site

American Local History Network: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/vt/county/windsor/reading/index.htm
US GenWeb: http://home.att.net/~local_history/Windsor-Co-VT.htm#READING
Vermont Gateway: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/WindsorReading.html
Virtual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/reading.html
Vermont in the Civil War: no info


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Reading
747
1,120
 1,565
 1,603
1,409
1,363
 1,171
1,159
 1,012
 953
 749

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Reading
 649
530
463
474
437
470
 472
564
647
614
707


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Amsden: 1804-present
Buck (family): 1828-1861
Felchville: 1842-present
Hapgood Family: 1795-1799
Hapgood-Spite: 1807-present
Rice (family): 1836-1864
Shedd: 1831-1883
South Reading: 1811-present
Spear: 1798-1984
Swain: 1825-1878
Weld-Sawyer: 1786-1987


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Reading Historical Society Museum
Reading, VT 05062
802-484-7271
The museum is located in two floors of a 19th-century house with an additional gallery containing farm implements, 19th-century gadgets, and machines. Collections are of town records, church documents, clothing, furniture, tools, books, photographs, portraits, and paintings. Contact Person: Walter Mendoza. Hours and Admission: mid-June to mid-Sept, Thurs, 2 4pm. Not accessible to the disabled.




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