Elizabethtown is located in Essex County and in the Northern Region of the state; it is 42 miles south of Plattesburg between Keene and Westport on the banks of the Boquet River. One of the most picturesque drives in northern New York is US 9, which extends through the Boquet River Valley to the south.
Named after Elizabeth Gilliland, wife of landholder William Gilliland. Tourism replaced lumber as the chief industry in the late 1800s.
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Elizabethtown New York 12932
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Mountain Jam Festival Hunter Mountain NY June6-9 Mountain Jam is a four-day, multi-stage event, featuring approximately 50 bands on 3 stages in one of the Northeast’s most pristine natural amphitheaters.
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival Utica NY July18-21 A Who's Who of Bluegrass in the Beautiful Catskill Mountains. A Gathering of Music, Learning & Friends.
Connecticut Wine Festival Goshen CT July27-28 Taste the best of Connecticut’s wineries. Sample locally produced specialty foods. Enjoy live music. Browse for handicrafts. And more. It’s all happening at the Connecticut Wine Festival.
Schuyler County Italian American Festival Watkins Glen NY August2-4 The Italian people, known for their love of family, food and friends are the foundation and spirit of this festival.
Williamstown Theatre Festival Williamstown MA June26-August18 Nestled in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts, the Williamstown Theatre Festival is a summer-long celebration of theater that brings together a vast and impressive array of artists and offers audiences varied cultural experiences.
The Woodstock Fruit Festival Diamond Point NY August18-25 Children are our future and it is vitally important to expose them to the environment where eating whole raw fruits and vegetables is the norm.