Woodstock, Vermont

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Woodstock, Vermont

Woodstock is the perfect embodiment of a New England village. The Ottauquechee River meanders quietly through this urbane enclave at the heart of a pastoral valley surrounded by rolling hills. The town was settled beginning in 1768 by farmers, merchants and millers. But, it wasn’t until 1934 that America’s first ski-tow was built nearby and the village began to fulfill its destiny as a summer, fall, and winter resort.

Today, Woodstock is a serene world class destination. Leafy green hills and clear streams remain unspoiled. So do white-steepled churches, covered bridges, tree-lined rows of 200-year-old homes and trim human-scaled businesses, and a landmark wayside inn on a picture-perfect green. Vermont specialty shops abound downtown, along with fine restaurants. Numerous landmarks in and around town like the spectacular public library reflect generous endowments and a cosmopolitan spirit. Endless concern for conservation of the best of man’s works and nature’s grandeur has also distinguished this village for more than six generations.

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