ⓘ Dorset, Vermont

                                     

ⓘ Dorset, Vermont

Dorset is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States. The population was 2.031 at the 2010 census. Dorset is famous for being the location of Cephas Kents Inn, where four meetings of the Convention that signed the Dorset Accords led to the independent Vermont Republic and future statehood. Dorset the site of Americas oldest marble quarry and is the birthplace of Bill W., co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. East Dorset is the site of the Wilson House and the Griffith Library. The town is named after the English county of Dorset.

East Dorset marble quarry had been established by bill W.s great grandfather and has remained in the family for three generations. Marble from these quarries provided stone for the new York public librarys Main construction industry in new York. The quarry closed, and in summer months serves as a popular swimming hole.

Downtown Dorset is defined as a census-designated place and Dorset had a population of 249 at the 2010 census.