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Wide View of Ben's Mill Marker image, Touch for more information
By Dennis Gilkenson, June 28, 2019
Wide View of Ben's Mill Marker
Vermont (Caledonia County), Barnet — Ben's Mill
This water-powered mill on the Stevens River was built in 1872 by Alexander Jack. It originally housed a patented woolen print and dye works. In 1893, James Judkins retooled it as a wagon and woodworking shop. Judkinsí Shop was later run by sons . . . — Map (db m136055) HM
Vermont (Caledonia County), Barnet — Henry Stevens / Henry Stevens, Jr.
Born in Barnet on December 13, 1791, and educated at Peacham Academy, Henry Stevens was at various times a farmer, innkeeper, mill owner, legislator, postmaster, temperance leader, stage line proprietor, and operator of the Passumpsic Turnpike. A . . . — Map (db m77691) HM
Vermont (Caledonia County), Barnet — Moore Round Barn
Local builder Fred “Silo” Quimby built this round barn, considered a great curiosity, in 1900 for farmer James R. Moore. Popularized by Midwest agricultural colleges in the 1890s, round barns were considered more economical to build and . . . — Map (db m136060) HM
Vermont (Caledonia County), Barnet — The Comerford Development at Fifteen Mile Falls
{Front side} The Connecticut River, starting at the International Boundary, flows 380 miles to the Atlantic Ocean. In its course the river falls 1640 feet. In 1928, the New England Power Association started a two-year project to build one of . . . — Map (db m74467) HM

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