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Welcome to Molly Stark State Park, named for the famous wife of General John Stark of the Revolutionary War. The park is located along the Molly Stark Trail Scenic Byway (State Route 9), the main east-west route in Southern Vermont that connects Brattleboro, Wilmington and Bennington. (This excerpt taken from the Molly Stark State Park website)
At 2400 feet, this 398-acre park has the highest elevation campground of any park in Vermont. Woodford is located on a mountain plateau surrounding Adams Reservoir. The high elevation spruce/fir/birch forest provides an ideal setting for the park. Woodford borders the George Aiken Wilderness Area, which is in the Green Mountain National Forest. There are several lakes and ponds in the surrounding area. (This excerpt taken from the Woodford State Park website)
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West Dover, VT
(range: 6 miles)
Located in southern Vermont in West Dover, Mount Snow is the most accessible Green Mountain getaway from southern metropolitan areas. Found on Route 100 (nine miles from Route 9 in Wilmington and 29 miles from Interstate 91), the resort is just 2.5 hours from Boston and 4 hours from New York City. (This excerpt taken from the Mount Snow website)
The museum displays one of New England's largest collections of native species along with live animal exhibits, ecology, geology and natural history exhibits. With nearby access to over 600 protected acres of hiking trails, the family fun and adventure can continue outside year-round. (This excerpt taken from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum website)
Bennington Potters carries on the mission to make beautiful pieces offered at the lowest possible prices for everyday pleasure. Our artisan-crafted stoneware has always been made in America, right here in the Potters Yard in Bennington, VT. Our small Vermont company thrives by keeping the old, taking on the new, responding to changing times and practical circumstances, learning by doing. (This excerpt taken from the Bennington Potters website)
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Bennington, VT
(range: 11 miles)
Bennington Museum presents and explores the rich culture of southern Vermont, eastern New York State, northwestern Massachusetts, and southern New Hampshire in all its forms, from the 18th century to the present. We connect you with objects of art and history, and put them into context across time and place through innovative exhibitions and programming, virtually and in-person, year round. (This excerpt taken from the Bennington Museum website)
The Bennington Battle Monument is 306 feet 4 and 1/2 inches tall and was completed and dedicated in 1891. It is constructed from blue-grey magnesian limestone. The Monument was built to commemorate the Battle of Bennington which occured on August 16, 1777, and is considered to be the turning point in the Revolutionary War. It is owned by the State of Vermont, and is supported by The Friends of the Monument, a non-profit volunteer group. A number of events are scheduled at the Monument each year, and the public is welcome. (This excerpt taken from the Bennington Battle Monument website)
From historic Route 7A between Manchester and Arlington, Vermont, Skyline Drive — the longest privately owned, paved toll road in the United States — ascends 3,248 feet over 5.2 miles to the top of Mount Equinox. In continuous operation since its completion in 1947, it is one of the safest, best engineered, well constructed toll roads in the country. (This excerpt taken from the Mount Equinox Skyline Drive website)
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Manchester Center, VT
(range: 17 miles)
Welcome! Hildene exists to carry the values of Abraham Lincoln to future generations by educating and inspiring others to put those Values into Action. (This excerpt taken from the Hildene website)
Run by the Schaefer family for almost 45 years. Berkshire East is an old-school gem but with modern facilities, a great snow making system, first class grooming, and all operated by awesome people. Our community is made up of long time locals, first timers, and folks looking to escape the overcrowded mess of northern mountains, but don't want to skimp on terrain. (This excerpt taken from the Berkshire East Ski Area website)
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