Bellows Falls, Vermont is a small historic town, with a population of around 3000 residents, located in Windham County, Vermont. Prior to being named Bellows Falls, the town was given the name Great Falls by settlers who arrived in the area in the 1750s due to the 50-foot waterfall along the nearby Connecticut River. Later on, the town was renamed after Colonel Benjamin Bellows, a landowner in the community, and the waterfall. Continue on to learn more about this charming town in Vermont.

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Aside from Bellows Falls, feel free to take a look at these other small historical towns in Vermont when you’re in the Green Mountain State too. Or, if you’d like to make Bellows Falls a stop on a larger road trip, take a look at this itinerary along the Connecticut River Byway — and don’t forget to check out our ultimate road trip essentials packing list!

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