Rochester is a town in Windsor County, of the "Eastern Vermont Gateway" region, and home to the Quarry Hill Creative Center, Vermont's oldest alternative living community.
Nestled in a remote area of the Green Mountains, Rochester has the largest amount of land in Windsor County, with over 36,000 acres. A plethora of hiking and biking trails, along with its proximity to several ski mountains, make this town a mecca for outdoor activities.
Rochester was one of thirteen Vermont towns isolated by flooding caused by Hurricane Irene in 2011.
Some notable people of the area include: William Wildman Campbell, a congressman from Ohio; Jeremiah Ingalls, an early American composer; and James Whitcomb, a senator & governor of Indiana.
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Vermont Events in August
Mark Goodwin 7/22/15 - 9/6/15
Recent Work. Painting, Drawing, Collage and Printmaking. Wed. - Fri. : 10:00 - 5:00 / Sat. : 12:00 - 5:00 / Sun. - Tues : by appointment
James McGarrell 7/22/15 - 9/6/15
A Selection of the Imagistic Paintings from 1984-2004 Paintings, with related drawings on tile and paper. Wed. - Fri. : 10:00 - 5:00 / Sat. : 12:00 - 5:00 / Sun. - Tues : by appointment
The Joan Hutton Landis Reading Series continues Sunday, August 16th w/ Woon-Ping Chin 8/16/15 - 8/16/15
A Performance by Writer & College Professor Woon-Ping Chin of “Dadah : A Meditation on Opium”
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