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Brief History

Shoreham's charter was granted on Oct. 8, 1761. No settlement was started here until the summer of 1766. Because of its location, Shoreham was instrumental in the capture of Fort Ticonderoga by the Green Mountain Boys on May 10, 1775.  The population was 1,265 at the 2010 census. [1]  [2]

Historical Data

Town Histories

  • History of the town of Shoreham, Vermont, from the date of its charter, October 8th, 1761, to the present time (1861), by Josiah F. Goodhue - view digital version of book online.
  • Shoreham, the town and its people, by Shoreham Historical Society (1989) - find this book in a library.

Vital Records

FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.

Probate Records

The probate district for Shoreham is Addison.
Addison Probate Court
7 Mahady Court
Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone: (802) 388-2612

City Directories

Maps

1871 map of Shoreham Township

Cemeteries

The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Shoreham. For location of cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Addison County, website at this link.  

Churches

Town Records

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1857-199, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Shoreham Town Clerk's Office. These include Shoreham town records and associated material, includes years 1783-1964, Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1777-1852Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1857-1999, and Land records, 1789-1881.

Shoreham Town Clerk
297 Main Street
Shoreham, VT 05770
Phone: (802) 897-5841
Website: http://www.shorehamvt.org/town/clerk/

Newspapers

Addison County Independent ($)

Burlington Free Press

Rutland Herald

Libraries and Historical Societies

Platt Memorial Library
279 Main Street
Shoreham, VT 05770
Phone: (802) 897-2647
Website: http://www.plattlib.org/

Shoreham Historical Society
P.O. Box 156
Route 22-A
Shoreham, VT 05770
Website: http://steve-world.com/ShorehamHS/SHShome.htm

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