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Tourist attractions in Cambridge VT
ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center
Burlington Farmer's Market
Church Street Marketplace
Smugglers Notch State Park
Montshire Museum of Science
Information for Cambridge
History Farm scene c. 1908
Granted on November 7, 1780, Cambridge changed into chartered on August thirteen, 1781 to Samuel Robinson, John Fassett, Jr., Jonathan Frost and 64 others. It was first settled in 1783 through John Safford from Piermont, New Hampshire. The intervales proved good but hard, nice for grazing livestock. By 1839, the city had approximately 7,000 sheep. The Lamoille River offered water strength for watermills. Industries protected one woolen manufacturing unit, one tannery, one gristmill, plus several sawmills and cupboard shops.
Cambridge and neighboring Johnson have been collectively referred to as the King's College Tract, being created by means of Lieutenant Governor Cadwallader Colden by authority of British King George III in 1764. The King's College Tract changed into reserved for the eventual establishment of a university at the web site. The region name Cambridge indicates Cambridge University in England. Johnson, the alternative town within the King's College Grant, changed into named for William Samuel Johnson.
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