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Craftsbury, Vermont

Orleans county. Col. Ebenezer Crafts was the father of this little republic. He died, much honored, in 1810, aged 70. Craftsbury was settled in 1789. It lies 25 miles S. of the Canada line, 25 miles N. from Montpelier, and about 15 S.S.W. from Irasburgh. Population 1830, 982. This town is finely watered by Black river, Wild Branch, and 5 large natural ponds well stored with trout. The village in the centre of the town is elevated, commanding a delightful prospect.

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