Migration: A Story of Vermont Before 1850

Scott Andrew Bartley, “Migration: A Story of Vermont Before 1850,” New England Historic Genealogical Society. “A researcher cannot hope to truly understand Vermont history without first studying the migratory history of the region. Vermont’s history is all about people on the move, in search of that better life beyond the congestion of the big cities and towns of southern New England. It is also about a political way of life. That, however, is a subject for another time. Let us turn our attention to the first settlements in Vermont.”