Runaway Pond

Location: Glover
Tag(s): Industry
Historical Category: Local History
Video Date: 11/17/16

In 1810 a farmer, cutting a mill channel, caused the collapse of a natural earthen dam. Long Pond drained north in cataclysmic fashion causing much property damage but no loss of life. The drained lake is now called Runaway Pond.

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

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