Glastenbury, Vermont

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Glastenbury  is an extinct town in Bennington County, Vermont first established in 1761.[1] Its population peaked at 241 in 1880, and then declined until its incorporation ended in 1937. Today it is a "ghost town" of about eight residents. It is administered by the state.[2]

Records.  The 1786-1912 Glastenbury town records are preserved at the county seat in the town of Bennington, Vermont. A microfilm copy is available from the Family History Libray on film 28284 Item 3.

Adjacent towns: Arlington | Bennington | Searsburg | Shafsbury | Sunderland | Woodford | Windham County:  Somerset | Stratton


References

  1. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 394. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
  2. "Glastenbury, Vermont" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia  (accessed 27 March 2013).