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  • Collection: Marshfield Story Project

Marshfield Common, c. 1900

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Marshfield Village Common, looking east on Main Street with bandstand in foreground. The E.W. Gilman store (originally the Wooster store) is on the right. A covered bridge is in the distance to the left of the bandstand. There are no leaves on the…

The Cabot Road

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Main Street and the Cabot Road looking towards Cabot. Jaquith Library is first building on left. The Ira Bemis house is to the right of the library. L. Knowles of Cabot is driving the Cabot Stage, with his horses kicking up dust on the unpaved road.…

Village Schoolhouse, circa 1898

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This Marshfield schoolhouse replaced the "Old Brown Schoolhouse" which had stood on this site since 1852. Originally built as a one-story in 1890, the ell was added later and the roof raised to add a second story. Students are socializing in the yard…

Model Report Card for Mary Clark

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While attending the Village Schoolhouse, Mary Clark received this report card in the winter term of 1896. Her teacher, E. H. O'Brien gave her high marks in all subjects, with a 3-month deportment score of 96%.

Marshfield Depot

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The Montpelier and Wells River Railroad operated from 1873 until 1956, stopping at the depot one mile from the village. Passengers are boarding the train for Engine #5 to head toward Montpelier. Horse-drawn carriages with drivers wait by the depot.

Marshfield Cornet Band

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The Marshfield Cornet Band was organized in 1882 and performed at social events in Marshfield and surrounding communities. In 1931 the band celebrated the 50th anniversary of their organization at the Knights of Pythias Hall in Marshfield village.…

George Wooster, Pioneer Merchant

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George Wooster is shown here in his Marshfield office. George, with his brother Frank (known as "The Wooster Boys") started the village store and operated it for 63 years. He also served as postmaster and was a representative in 1879-80.

Looking up Main Street

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Main street, Marshfield, looking east. McCrillis store is visible at left and beyond the store are the barn and house of Homer Carpenter. The unpaved street is lined with electric poles.

Grandmother Mears' Safe

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Michael Trupin remembers summers spent at his Grandmother Mears' house in the village of Marshfield Vermont. He talks about items stored in an old safe, including gold nuggets brought back to Vermont from the California gold rush.This video segment…

Kathryn and Michael Trupin Share Marshfield Memories

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Kathryn Mears Trupin talks about growing up in Marshfield Vermont. Her son Michael joins her to share his own memories of visiting in the summers of his youth. This video segment is a brief clip from the original interview, the first in a series of…