The Christening Of Mount Kilburn

The mass of rock that rises abruptly from the east bank of the Connecticut at Bellows Falls was early known as “Falls Mountain,” later, “Fall Mountain,” and it was not until Tuesday, September 23, 1856, that it received its present name, “Mount Kilburn.” The class of ’57 of Amherst College, to the number of twenty-nine, came here on the noon train of that day, and early in the afternoon were joined by fifteen members of the class of ’57 of Middlebury College, and five or six seniors from Dartmouth. All were guests of the Amherst class, which had inaugurated the

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