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In memory of
Baxter Post No 51 G.A.R.
Ina L. Rocque
Dept. President W.R.C.
In memory of
To Honor the Veterans of All Wars
They Gave Their Today for Our Tomorrow
☆ ☆ ☆
Let us remember our
brave men and women
who served the country they loved
May we devote our lives
to the building of
peace on earth
The Memphremagog Hose Company, organized in 1885, was the first fire station of the Newport Village Fire Department. Two separate fire departments, the Memphremagog Hose Company (which included the former Batesville Company) and the West Derby Fir…
In honor of those
who served in
For both the original Native Americans and the earliest settlers, Lake Memphremagog was important for transportation and portage, but it also would develop an illustrious history as a tourist destination. Once fronted by the grand Memphremagog Hou…
Newport was first organized as a town on October 25, 1781, though its charter was not issued until October 30, 1802, when it was granted to Nathan Fish and George Duncan under the name Duncansboro. It was not until November 16, 1816 when a small p…
Newport had reached its pinnacle of success at the dawn of the 20th century, when three of Newport's most impressive civic buildings were constructed[;] the Goodrich Memorial Library, the Orleans County Courthouse and the Federal Building. These b…
The City of Newport's development was dramatically altered by the arrival of the railroad in the mid-nineteenth century. From the south, in 1863, the Connecticut and Passumpsic Railroad arrived in Newport. In 1873, a second line, the Missisquoi an…
This property is a heartfelt gift
from Antonio Pomerleau and Family.
A native son of Newport, Tony wishes to
ensure an enjoyable space for present
and future generations.
The grand Memphremagog House, c. 1838-1907, the core of which was one of the original buildings constructed on Main Street, dominated the hotel business in Newport, though a few other smaller hotels were also built downtown, near the railroad stat…