Did You Know?
- Two U.S. Presidents, Chester A. Arthur and James A. Garfield, were teachers in Pownal
during the 1850's.
- At one time, Pownal had three covered bridges.
- A photograph of the Pownal Valley was selected by the United Nations as symbolic of
peace and adorned the cover of the October, 1946 United Nations Bulletin.
- Only one other town in Vermont has more registered cemeteries than Pownal.
- Pownal's first telephone switchboard was located in the Gum Store.