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Dover, Vermont

Windham county. This town was a part of Wardsborough, until 1810. It lies 12 miles N.W. from Brattleborough [Brattleboro], 17 N.E. from Bennington, and 120 S. by W. from Montpelier. The land in Dover is high and uneven;—more fit for pasturage than tillage. It is the source of several branches of West, and a branch of Deerfield river. Serpentine and chlorite slate are found here. Population, 1830, 831.

  • West Dover today is home to the Mount Snow / Haystack ski resort.

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