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5 Fun Facts About November 12 In Vermont History

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1. Vermont becomes the 14th state - On November 12, 1791, Vermont officially became the 14th state to join the United States. Prior to this, Vermont was an independent republic for 14 years.

2. First railroad in Vermont - On November 12, 1847, the first railroad in Vermont was opened between Bellows Falls and Brattleboro. This railroad was essential to the state's economic growth and development.

3. Ethan Allen's capture - On November 12, 1775, Ethan Allen and his men successfully captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British. This was a significant victory for the American Revolution, as the fort was strategically located on Lake Champlain.

4. First Vermont black bear hunting season - On November 12, 1962, Vermont held its first regulated black bear hunting season. Previously, bears were hunted without any regulations, which led to population declines.

5. Restriction on cell phone use while driving - On November 12, 2014, Vermont implemented a new law that prohibited drivers from using handheld cell phones while driving. This law was enacted to reduce distracted driving and improve road safety.
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