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5 Fun Facts About March 2 In Vermont History

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1. Vermont was officially admitted as the 14th state of the United States on March 2, 1791. The state had been an independent republic for 14 years before joining the union.

2. The Vermont State House, located in Montpelier, was constructed between 1857 and 1859 and took its first legislative session on March 2, 1860. It is the third building to serve as the statehouse since Vermont became a state.

3. On March 2, 1907, a fire guts the Palace Theater in Montpelier. The theater, originally built in 1899, was one of the most significant cultural and social centers of the community, with many famous actors and performers appearing on its stage.

4. Susan Clark becomes the first female lieutenant governor of Vermont on March 2, 1985. She held the position until 1987.

5. In 2019, Vermont governor Phil Scott signed a bill into law raising the minimum wage in the state to $12.55 per hour, effective March 2, 2020. This marked a significant step toward addressing income inequality in the state.
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