Town Name: Stannard
Area: 12.5 SQ MILES
Brief History: Previously known as Goshen Gore No. 1, it was incorporated as Stannard in honor of General George J. Stannard, a Union Army hero of the Civil War.
General Area Info: The western portion of the town is the most inhabited, separated from the eastern portion by mountainous terrain. The town’s highest point, Stannard Mountain, is 2,618 feet above sea level.
Attractions: Stannard Mountain, Flagg Pond
Recreational Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Foliage Drive
- There are no paved roads in the town.
- T.G. Bronson constructed a steam sawmill on a remote pond in 1856. At that time, nearly 1 million feet of lumber was manufactured at the mill annually and sent to St. Johnsbury, where it was used by E&T Fairbanks.
- Stannard is the only town in the state to have derived its name from the Civil War.
- K-8: Choice
- High School: Choice
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