Winooski Centennial Celebration

Location: Winooski
Tag(s): Early Settlement
Historical Category: Local History
Video Date: 3/17/22

The city of Winooski, Vermont turns 100 years old in 2022. Vermont Historical Society executive director Stephen Perkins speaks with Joseph Perrin, the president of the Winooski Historical Society about the land and city's long history as an industrial and electrical center in the state, as well as some of its notable locations, the origins of the name (named for an Abenaki word for 'land where the wild onion grows'), and how it became incorporated as a city in 1922.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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