Rochester is a town in Windsor County, of the Woodstock-Quechee 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.
“Dinoman” Bob Lisaius, a paleontologist from Warren, Vt. thrills, entertains, and educates us about the Age of Dinosaurs, fossils, and science! Joining Dinoman will be his life-sized prehistoric friends. A delight for dinosaur fans of all ages! PICNIC STYLE SEATING BRING A BLANKET - FIRST COME BEST SEAT Wood-fired pizza for sale ($15 - $20) 4 to 6PM & after performances. TICKETS: $10.00, CHILDREN 5 & UNDER FREE RAIN LOCATIONS: Rochester School Gymnasium