Middlebury Vermont, settled after the Revolutionary War, is the largest community in Addison County and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. John Deere, inventor of the world's first steel moldboard plow, apprenticed at a blacksmith's shop in Middlebury, and there is a historic marker commemorating his achievement. Middlebury is home to the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History and the internationally recognized Middlebury College, as well as Otter Creek, the longest river in Vermont.
In 2010, Yankee Magazine, listed several Vermont towns in their slideshow of "Top 25 Foliage Towns in New England," including Middlebury, Vermont!
Middlebury and Middlebury College host many events throughout the year, including the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert and Fireworks and the week-long Festival on the Green.
Fun Fact: A shot of the Waybury Inn in East Middlebury was used in the opening of the TV series "Newhart."
Birthplace of: Gabriel Mann (born 1972), actor & former model; Patricia Ross (born 1959), cross country skier; Patty Sheehan (born 1956), professional golfer.
The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is bringing back MNFF Selects, its monthly in-person screening series at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury. MNFF Selects will kick off its eight month run this October, spanning through May 2022. For its “comeback” edition, MNFF Selects presents Humans and Animals: Shared Experiences, Intersecting Worlds. The series will be geared toward families, with six of the eight films rated G or PG. My Octopus Teacher [Documentary] [Rated: G] Sunday, October 17 @ 2pm FREE SCREENING, COURTESY OF NETFLIX Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street [Documentary] [Rated: PG] Sunday, November 21 @ 2pm Shepherd: The Story of a Jewish Dog [Drama] [Rated: PG] Thursday, December 30 @ 7pm From The Wild Sea [Documentary] [Rated: PG] Sunday, January 16 @ 2pm Duma [Drama] [Rated: PG] Sunday, February 20 @ 2pm Buck [Documentary] [Rated: PG] Thursday, March 24 @ 7pm Grizzly Man [Documentary] [Rated: R] Thursday, April 21 @ 7pm The Rider [Drama] [Rated: R] Thursday, May 12 @ 7pm