Rutland, Vermont 05701
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The City of Rutland in central Vermont is located near the Green Mountains on Otter Creek. Rutland was settled in 1770 and incorporated as a city in 1892. Rutland is Vermont’s second fastest growing city. Rutland Vermont is a commercial and manufacturing center in a major year-round resort area. Downtown Rutland has many shops, boutiques, restaurants and auto dealers. Vermont’s famous Killington Mountain Ski Resort and Pico Ski Area are just minutes away. Marble quarrying began in the region in the early 18th century. Rutland also manufactures medical equipment, textile goods, electrical supplies, paper products, machinery, aircraft accessories, iron castings and printed materials. There is a busy downtown area that features excellent shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Rutland is the home of The College of Saint Joseph, the Vermont State Fair, The Rutland Herald daily newspaper, The Rutland Shopper weekly newspaper, the monthly Rutland Business Journal, and the Rutland State Airport. What is Rutland’s connection to Yellowstone National Park? After the Civil War, Rutland born artist and photographer, William Henry Jackson accompanied a survey team to Wyoming, capuring what is now the beautiful area known as Yellowstone National Park. Many credit Jackson’s photos for being instrumental in Yellowstone’s designation as America’s first national park. Read about our visit to Rutland, Vermont for more Rutland information and photos.
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