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Vermont
Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The state ranks 43rd in land area, , and 45th in total area. Its population according to the 2010 census, 630,337, is the second smallest in the country, larger only than Wyoming. It is the only New England state not bordering the Atlantic Ocean...
Timeline of Events
1749
1.3.1749
Benning Wentworth issues the first of the New Hampshire Grants, leading to the establishment of Vermont.
1777
1.15.1777
American Revolutionary War: New Connecticut (present day Vermont) declares its independence.
1.16.1777
Vermont declares its independence from New York.
7.2.1777
Vermont becomes the first American territory to abolish slavery.
1791
3.4.1791
Vermont is admitted as the 14th U.S. state.
1819
8.6.1819
Norwich University is founded in Vermont as the first private military school in the United States.
1934
1.28.1934
The first ski tow in the United States begins operation in Vermont.