Groton Forest Lumber Mills

Location: Groton
Tag(s): Industry
Historical Category: Transportation History
Video Date: 07/16/20

Parts of what is now the Groton State Forest were once a booming lumber harvesting and milling area in the 19th Century, thanks to Wells River Roailroad. When the lumber ran out, it was sold to the State of Vermont to create the State Forest.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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