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250th celebration http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1013/all en Staff Blog: Middlebury at 250 years http://addisonindependent.com/201111staff-blog-middlebury-250-years <p> This year, the town of Middlebury and a number of other towns in the state mark the 250th anniversary of their chartering in 1761.</p> <p> In Middlebury, this has meant throwing a series of commemorative events, including a birthday bash along with the Middlebury Spooktacular and a charter signing celebration at the Town Hall Theater on November 4.</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/9996/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/9996">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201111staff-blog-middlebury-250-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog 250th 250th celebration Tue, 22 Nov 2011 23:07:15 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 9996 at http://addisonindependent.com Special section: Marking Middlebury's 250th http://addisonindependent.com/201110special-section-marking-middleburys-250th <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-9729" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201110special-section-marking-middleburys-250th"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/01C_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="01C.jpg" title="01C.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <p> Check out our special section celebrating Middlebury&#39;s 250th birthday, complete with town history and then-and-now photos. Get the full scoop inside!</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9730">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201110special-section-marking-middleburys-250th" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Section 250th 250th celebration history Fri, 28 Oct 2011 19:38:24 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 9730 at http://addisonindependent.com Shire town will mark 250th birthday with fireworks, fun http://addisonindependent.com/201110shire-town-will-mark-250th-birthday-fireworks-fun <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Children will take center stage during two days of festivities this fall as Addison County&rsquo;s shire town marks its 250th birthday with some epic games, drama and fireworks.</p> <p class="Bodycopy" style=""> It was back on Nov. 4 of 1761 that Middlebury was chartered by colonial Gov. Benning Wentworth. The charter was awarded to John Evarts and 62 others. The town added a college and grew by leaps and bounds during the ensuing two-and-a-half centuries, to a point where more than 8,400 residents and students now call Middlebury their home.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9538">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201110shire-town-will-mark-250th-birthday-fireworks-fun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury 250th celebration events Thu, 13 Oct 2011 16:00:05 +0000 John Flowers 9538 at http://addisonindependent.com