Quick Facts About Woodstock
Latitude / Longitude: 43.62 N / 72.52 W
Zip Code(s): 05091
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,|
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.
Collections Curiosities 9/5/14 - 9/5/14
From a silver spike driven into the Northern Pacific Railroad to the rare woodblock prints from travels to Japan, the Mansion is full of objects that tell the story of the Billings and Rockefeller families. Taking care of these artifacts is the work of the park’s curator. This one-hour program will explore the challenges and unusual related to preserving these national heirlooms. Reservations recommended. Call for more info. Please Park at the Billings Farm and Museum.
Future of the Forest 9/6/14 - 9/6/14
Join a ranger for a two-hour hike exploring the history and stewardship of the oldest professionally-managed forest in the United States. Visit unique parts of the park and visits stands with active forestry. Meet at Prosper Road trailhead, Woodstock. Moderate, three miles. Call for reservations and further information.
Gardens In Bloom 9/13/14 - 9/13/14
Explore the park’s colorful gardens on this short one-hour walk. More than beautiful scenery, this landscape reflects layers of careful design that are linked to the conservation movement in the 19th century. Park at Billings Farm and Museum. Call for reservations and further information.
Lost Big Trees 9/13/14 - 9/13/14
Americans are fascinated by the big trees of the West. But here in the East we have our own big trees: white pine, elm, hemlock, and the American chestnut. This 1½-hour program explores the history, ecology, and future of the big eastern trees.
5K Goes to the Dogs
Pre-register for $20 plus 20% off lodging rate for participants!
Sterling Ridge Resort
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