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Woodstock VT and Quechee Woodstock VT is the Green Mountain State at its most appealing. Described as "The Prettiest Small Town in America" by Ladies Home Journal magazine, Woodstock ... more info
 
 

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Quick Facts About Woodstock

County: Windsor
Latitude / Longitude: 43.62 N / 72.52 W
Zip Code(s): 05091
Incorporated: 1837
Population (2010): 900
Elevation: 705 feet | Land Area: 1.03 miles
 
Town Clerk: 802-457-3611
Nearest Hospitals: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (22 miles E), Veterans Affairs medical Center (14 miles E)
Nearest Airports: Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport (41 miles SW), Lebanon Municipal Airport (16 miles E)
Nearest Amtrak: White River Junction (15 miles E)
Nearest Colleges/Universities: Dartmouth College (13 miles E), Norwich University (37 miles NW), Green Mountain College (22 miles W), Vermont Law School (26 miles N) Birthplace of: Franklin S. Billings Jr. (born 1922), judge; Keegan Bradley (born 1986), PGA Tour golfer
Tourist Attractions: Billings Farm & Museum, Woodstock Historical Society, Bike Vermont, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park,  

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Nearby Cities and Towns:

Region 8: Eastern Vermont Gateway | Pomfret (2.3 miles N) | Taftsville (3.4 miles W) | Quechee (9.7 miles W) | Hartford (2.8 miles NE) | White River Junction (3.2 miles E) | Hartland (2.4 miles SE) | West Windsor (3.1 miles SE) | Reading (3.1 miles SW) | Bridgewater (2.8 miles W)






Vermont Events in September

Ranger-guided Mansion Tours 5/24/14 - 10/31/14
Ranger-led one-hour tours of the historic mansion, connecting with the story of the early development of environmental conservation in the USA. Numbers limited, please call for reservation. See website for many other special programs (many of them free). There is no charge for admission to the 555-acre National Park with its 20+ miles of hiking trails, open 365 days a year. Park at Billings Farm and Museum.


Civil War Home Front Tour 9/20/14 - 9/20/14
Discover what life was like on the home front during the Civil War and the pivotal role that Woodstock played in the Union war effort in Vermont. This two-hour walking tour explores sites within the historic village while offering a deeper understanding of the far-reaching effects of the Civil War on the role of women, the meaning of citizenship, and the beginnings of land conservation. Award-winning book and free iPhone app also available from the park.


Fallout 9/20/14 - 9/20/14
The Cold War spurred a proliferation of technologies with the power of vast destructiveness, and in its shadow a new environmental consciousness emerged. Go back in time with dramatic historic news reels and movie clips to explore this pivotal era. Includes a visit to a fully-stocked 1960s-era fallout shelter. Call for more info. Park at the Billings Farm and Museum.


Forest Festival Weekend 9/27/14 - 9/28/14
Enjoy the park in its fall glory while exploring forest history, science and art. Horse drawn wagon rides, woodworking and portable sawmill demonstrations, hikes with foresters, wood crafts for kids, and more! (Park admission free and activities free.) Visit the Vermont Fine Furniture & Woodworking Festival with more than 50 furniture makers and wood artisans at the Woodstock Union Arena (entrance fee).


11th Annual Vermont Fine Furniture, Woodworking & Forest Festival 9/27/14 - 9/28/14
Join us for a celebration of Vermont's forests and it's bounty of wood products. Support our local wood craftspeople; local wood is local good! From fine furniture to hardwood flooring to unique hand turned bowls, there is something for every room and style. You’ll find great gifts like jewelry, utensils, & cutting boards, as well as the finest furniture in the world. While you shop, watch live woodworking demos, enjoy local food, & listen to music. Award winning entries from the VT Woodworking Design Competition will be on display. Explore the forest at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. From Forest to furniture, take home your piece of VT!


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