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  • Vermont statehood

    Vermont statehood
    On March 4, 1791 Vermont became the 14th U.S. state.
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    Vermont Timeline

  • VT's State Capital

    VT's State Capital
    Montpelier is chosen as Vermont’s state capital. Montpelier has the smallest population of all the state capitals in the United States.
  • John Deere

    John Deere
    John Deere invents his first steel plow. John was born in Rutland, Vermont, on February 7, 1804 and as a teenager he worked in a blacksmith's shop. At age 21 he set up his own shop.
  • Chester A. Arthur

    Chester A. Arthur
    Chester A. Arthur, from Fairfield, Vermont, becomes the 21st U.S. president after President James Garfield was assassinated in 1881.
  • VT Women Suffrage

    VT Women Suffrage
    Vermont women vote in town elections for the first time. This was two years before the 19th Amendment was signed giving the women all over the country the right to vote.
  • Calvin Coolidge

    Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge, from Plymouth, Vermont, becomes the 30th U.S. president. As Vice-President he became President when President Warren Harding died.
  • Vermont Floods

    Vermont Floods
    Vermont suffers the worst floods in its history. The Connecticut River flooded, killing more than 85 people and causing millions of dollars worth of damage.
  • The Billboard Ban

    The Billboard Ban
    Vermont was the first state to ban billboards from all major highways.

    Vermont limits developments that could harm the state’s environment. The legislature passes the Environmental Control Law, restricting land use to protect the environment.
  • VT's first female governor

    VT's first female governor
    Madeleine Kunin becomes Vermont’s first female governor.