Cambridge Vermont is a town in Lamoille County. Cambridge includes the village of Jeffersonville. There are three covered bridges in the area: Cambridge Junction Covered Bridge, Gates Farm Covered Bridge, and Scott Covered Bridge.
Cambridge and neighboring Johnson were together known as the King's College Tract, being created by Lieutenant Governor Cadwallader Colden by authority of British King George III in 1764. The King's College Tract was reserved for the eventual establishment of a university on the site. The place name "Cambridge" suggests Cambridge University in England. Johnson, the other town in the King's College Grant, was named for William Samuel Johnson.
Both the St. Johnsbury & Lake Champlain Railroad and the Burlington & Lamoille Railroad passed through the town. The railway served as a vital east-west transportation corridor from 1877 till its closing in 1994. After an extensive review process, the state determined that a proposal from the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers (VAST) to convert the railway into a 4-season recreational trail was the best use of this important asset – and the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail was born. Currently a partnership of VTrans and VAST, managed by the LVRTC, is focused on the trail's rehabilitation and realization.
Tourist Attractions: Cambridge Junction Covered Bridge, Gates
Farm Covered Bridge, Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, Scott Covered Bridge, Cambridge
State Forest, Cambridge Music Festival, Bryan Memorial Art Gallery.
Nearby: Smugglers' Notch Resort (7.2 miles SE)
Birthplace of: Anson D. Morse (1846-1916), educator & historian; Lucy Wheelock (1857-1946), educator & founder of Wheelock College.
The Boyden Valley Winery will host a variety of special activities from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm including sugar on snow, maple syrup sample tastings, and winery tours at 11:30 am and 1:00 pm (tours suitable for all ages). There will also be featured tastings of the winery's Vermont Maple Reserve, Gold Leaf wine, and Vermont Ice Maple Crème liqueur. Plenty to satisfy your sweet tooth also - donuts with maple cream, mini cupcakes and more. Stay for Lunch with Smokin’ Butts Barb-B-Que and receive a half price voucher for a glass of hard cider to enjoy along with your meal!