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With towns like Randolph, Quechee and Woodstock, Eastern Vermont is primarily a rural area with historic sites, quiet tranquil towns and villages. Eastern Vermont associates itself with wild flowers ... more info
 
 

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Cities & Towns of the Eastern Vermont Gateway Region

Barnard
Bethel
Bradford
Braintree
Bridgewater
Bridgewater Corners
Brookfield
Chelsea
Corinth
East Barnard
East Bethel
East Corinth
East Granville
East Thetford
East Topsham
Fairlee
Gaysville
Hartford
Hartland
Newbury
North Hartland
North Pomfret
North Thetford
Norwich
Plymouth
Pomfret
Post Mills
Quechee
Randolph
Randolph Center
Rochester
Royalton
Sharon
South Pomfret
South Randolph
South Royalton
South Strafford
South Woodstock
Stockbridge
Strafford
Taftsville
Thetford
Thetford Center
Topsham
Tunbridge
Vershire
Wells River
West Braintree
West Bridgewater
West Fairlee
West Hartford
West Lebanon
West Newbury
West Norwich
West Topsham
White River Junction
Wilder
Woodstock



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.


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