Between 1777 and 1791, Vermont was an independent republic with its own coins and postal service. In 1791, it joined the Union, becoming the 14th state.
Vermont is the second smallest state in population. Montpelier is the smallest state capital in the U.S. and the only one without a McDonalds.
Ben & Jerry’s donates their ice cream waste to local farmers to feed to their hogs. It seems the hogs like every flavor but Mint Oreo.
Thinking about a trip to the Green Mountain State? Check out the Official State of Vermont Tourism Site
Songs about Vermont:
“Snow” from the movie “White Christmas” with Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Rosemary Clooney
The classic Jo Stafford Version of “Moonlight in Vermont”
Movies Set in Vermont