Early History of Plainfield, Vermont
From the Beginning to 1880
Written by Susan Ross Grimaldi, M.Ed.
(Based on research and archival contributions to the Plainfield Historical Society by Cora Copping, Myra Himelhoch, Flora Bemis Cate, Baxter Bancroft, Dudley Smith and others)
* Special Thanks to David Ferland, Dan Gadd, Richard Petit, Dale Bartlett, and members of the Plainfield Historical Society, past and present.
For more on the History of Plainfield please visit, the Plainfield Historical Society website: http://plainfieldvthistory.org/
Cora Copping, History of Plainfield, http://www.central-vt.com/towns/history/HstPlai.htm
William Adams, editor, from research done by Child, Hamilton, Gazetteer of Washington County, Vermont, 1783-1889. Syracuse Journal Company, April 1889
Central Vermont Magazine Winter 1983 issue
Charles Edward Crane, Let Me Show You Vermont, Alfred A. Knopf, 1937
Plainfield Historical Society, The Town of Plainfield, A Pictorial History, 1870-1940 Northlight Studio Press, 1993
Michael Sherman, Gene Sessions and P. Jeffrey Potash, Freedom and Unity, A History of Vermont, Vermont Historical Society, Barre VT, 2004
Strimbeck and Bazilchuk, The Longstreet Highroad Guide to Vermont Mountains,
Longstreet Press, 1999.
The Plainfield Historical Society Wall Calendars
The Plainfield Historical Society website URL is http://plainfieldvthistory.org/