References and Credits


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:


Cora Copping, History of Plainfield,

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


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