1 “History of Vermont,” Wikipedia, last modified May 25, , beatsbydre.usdia.org/wiki/History_of_Vermont. 2 Ibid. 3 Elise A. Guyette, The Flow of History. Vermont is a state in the New England region of the United States. It borders the states of Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east, and New York. Vermont  is a state in the New England region of the United States. Known colloquially as the Green Mountain State, Vermont is known for its beautiful fall.