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''{{breadcrumb| link1=[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] | link2=[[Vermont Genealogy|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] | link3=[[Rutland County, VermontGenealogy|Rutland ]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp;| link4=| link5='''Pittsford''''' }} === Brief History<br> ===
On Oct. 12, 1761, New Hampshire Gov. Benning Wentworth granted a charter to a new town in the New Hampshire Grants to be known as Pitt's Ford, later changed to Pittsford.&nbsp;The first settlers arrived in 1769 and by 1775, about 200 people lived in the town.
Since the 1980’s, farming has declined and forests are reclaiming pastures as Pittsford has become a bedroom community with 70% of the working population employed outside of the town.<ref>History Rutland County Vermont, Edited by H. P. Smith and W. S. Rann, Syracuse, NY, 1886.</ref><ref>Pittsford claims Vermont sunshine, Don Wickman, Rutland Herald Newspaper, Apr. 20, 2006.</ref>
=== Historical Data<br> === === Town Histories ===
Go to [ Town Histories<br> ===creator%3A%28Pittsford%20vt%29] to find published materials for this town.
[ History of the Town of Pittsford, VT]&nbsp;with biographical sketches and family records (1872)
Pittsford's Second Century:1872-1997, Jean S. Davies, Margaret Armitage, Lois Blittersdorf, Jean Harvie, Phoenix Publishing, 1998. &nbsp;[ Find a copy in a library through WorldCat].
=== Vital Records ===
The probate district for Pittsford is Rutland.<br> Rutland Probate Court <br>83 Center Street <br>Rutland, VT 05701 <br>(802) 775-0114
=== City Directories<br> ===
=== Maps ===
2. Saint Alphonsus Ligouri Church<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; 2918 US Route 7 <br>&nbsp; &nbsp; Pittsford, VT 05763<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; (802) 483-2301<br>
=== Town Records<br> ===
Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005, can be found on FamilySerach (browse only images) at this [ link].
Pittsford Historical Society, Inc. <br>Eaton Hall <br>3399 US Route 7 <br>Pittsford, VT <br>Mailing Address: <br>P.O. Box 423 <br>Pittsford, VT 05763<br>Phone: (802) 483-2040<br>Website: [ Pittsford Historical Society, Inc]
=== References<br> ===
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