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Dummerston

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About Dummerston

Dummerston was part of the Equivalent Lands—several large sections of land given to settlers in the early eighteenth century. It lies on a tract given to the Connecticut Colony about 1715 by the Province of Massachusetts Bay as compensation for land mistakenly awarded by the latter to its settlers. In 1716, the town was auctioned to a consortium (which included William Dummer, lieutenant governor of Massachusetts), and named Dummerston. On December 26, 1753, the town was chartered as a New Hampshire grant and renamed Fulham by Governor Benning Wentworth. But when the grant was renegotiated, it reverted to Dummerston.

The many brooks and streams flowing into the West River provided the area with water power. Dummerston had five gristmills, five sawmills, one slate manufacturer, and one shop for making rakes. Raising sheep across the many hills was an important occupation. By 1859, the town had a population of 1,645. The Vermont Valley Railroad passed through Dummerston.

A house built in Dummerston in 1892, Naulakha, was home to author Rudyard Kipling. This is where he wrote several of his novels, including The Jungle Books and Captains Courageous.

There was a covered bridge that was built in 1812, and it moved to Old Sturbridge Village in 1946.

(Info from wikipedia)

 

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1,838

Current Population


60

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Key Employment Sectors

Manufacturing Is the leading employment sector for residents living in Dummerston Township, Windham County, VT with 14.65% of the population followed by Education which employs 14.56% of the population.


Population Information

49.23% Male

50.77% Female


Household Information

82.81% Owned

17.19% Rented

811

Total Households

$227,067

Average Home Value

$71,184

Individual Median Income

22 years

Average Household Occupancy Duration

49 years

Median Age

23.36%

Bachelor's Degree or Higher

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52 School House Rd, E Dummerston, VT 05346
Type: Public
Level: PK - 8
Enrolled: 170
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52 School House Rd, E Dummerston, VT 05346
Type: Public
Level: PK - 8
Enrolled: 170
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