Swanton, VT Hotel Fire, Apr 1858

Fire In Stanton [sic], Vt.

STANTON [sic], Friday, April 2. The hotel in this place, kept by Mr. Turrell, was destroyed by fire to-day. Loss $5,000. Insured for $3,000.

The New York Times, New York, NY 3 Apr 1858

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There is no such place as

There is no such place as Stanton, Vermont. Could this perhaps be Swanton, VT?

Stanton vs Swanton

I think you're right. We couldn't find Stanton, either.