Middlebury Vermont, settled after the Revolutionary War, is the largest community in Addison County and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. John Deere, inventor of the world's first steel moldboard plow, apprenticed at a blacksmith's shop in Middlebury, and there is a historic marker commemorating his achievement. Middlebury is home to the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History and the internationally recognized Middlebury College, as well as Otter Creek, the longest river in Vermont.
In 2010, Yankee Magazine, listed several Vermont towns in their slideshow of "Top 25 Foliage Towns in New England," including Middlebury, Vermont!
Middlebury and Middlebury College host many events throughout the year, including the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert and Fireworks and the week-long Festival on the Green.
Fun Fact: A shot of the Waybury Inn in East Middlebury was used in the opening of the TV series "Newhart."
Birthplace of: Gabriel Mann (born 1972), actor & former model; Patricia Ross (born 1959), cross country skier; Patty Sheehan (born 1956), professional golfer.
The Fourth Annual Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is coming again to Middlebury, Vermont this August 23-26! Dedicated solely to first and second-time filmmakers, MNFF has quickly become a premiere showcase for up-and-coming directors from around the globe. Join in the festivities this August and enjoy a diverse array of award - winning films, meet Special Guests who are pioneers and leaders in their fields, and enjoy a busy weekend of happy hours, panels, seminars and events! Passes to MNFF are now on sale at middfilmfest.org; individual tickets will be sold at the festival for $12/e. Film lineup will be released closer to the event. Join MNFF’s mailing list for the latest on the fest: http://middfilmfest.org/updates/