Vermont is an exciting state with an interesting background. It became one of the 50 states on March 4,1791. Vermont is also known as the Green Mountain State. Its capital is Montpelier. Vermont produces many things like milk, cheese, ice-cream, potatoes, apples, oats, and corn.
Vermont has been home to many interesting and famous people, including those listed below.
Redfield Proctor was born in Proctorsville, Vermont. He headed the world’s largest marble company for many years. He served as a Republican governor from 1878 to 1880. He was also Secretary of War under President Benjamin Harrison from 1889 to 1891.
Ralph Edward Flanders was a Republican U.S. Senator born in 1880. Ralph first worked in a machine-tool industry. There he was a journeyman, draftsman, designer, and editor. He was appointed to the Senate in 1946 and elected to the Senate that very same year.
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