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Rochester, Vermont

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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Region 8: Eastern Vermont Gateway | Granville | Braintree | Randolph | Bethel | Stockbridge | Pittsfield | Chittenden | Goshen | Hancock


Vermont Events in January

DUET: Varujan Boghosian & Ben Frank Moss 11/26/14 - 2/14/15
BigTown Gallery is thrilled to present this selection of new collage work by Varujan Boghosian and paintings by Ben Frank Moss. These two artists, both retired Dartmouth College faculty, come together to fill our gallery with contemplative, accomplished works. DUET is one of several fairly extensive shows featuring the work of Boghosian, and the first time we have shown as many paintings by Moss. Also on view are three pieces by fiber artists Bhakti Ziek and Pat Dipaula Klein, made specially for our Holiday Show. And don't forget to stop by our gift shop! Exhibition runs November 26, 2014 – February 14, 2015

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