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Burlington is located in Chittenden County
. It is the county seat. As Vermont's largest city, Burlington is located on slopes above Lake Champlain
and its eastern edge is situated along Interstate 89. It serves an important role for transportation on the lake, as well as being a principal port of air entry on the U.S.-Canada border. The major employers are International Business Machines, makers of semiconductor products, Fletcher Allen Health Care Health Care, and IDX Systems, which produces medical software.
The area was first settled in 1775, but most of the inhabitants left at the time of the Revolutionary War. The city's oldest section is along Battery Street near the lakefront. The grave of Ethan Allan, a hero of the American Revolution, is located in Greenmount Cemetery. The University of Vermont is also in town.
Burlington is part of the Burlington, Vermont metro area.
Art Yellow Dog Art Gallery |
Education C P Smith Elementary School | Ontop Alternative School | 135 Pearl Bar and Dance Club |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries The Waiting Room | Fletcher Allen Hospital Of Vermont |
History Battery Park | Ethan Allen Homestead |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Bel-Aire Motel | Town and Country Motel |
Transportation Spirit of Ethan Allen |
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08/09 Coming to The area
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
Vermont Maple Festival St Albans VT April26-28 Pancake breakfast and maple buffet, the annual “Sap Run” race, exhibits and sugarhouse tours, antiques, crafts, cooking demonstrations, youth talent, fiddlers’ shows, and a Grand Parade featuring teen “Maple Ambassadors.”
Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor Manchester NH March17-May5 A display at the Currier Museum of Art shows the striking duality of deadly weaponry and artistic beauty from the Samurai culture of centuries past.
New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival Deerfield NH May11-12 Each year the New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival lines up a wide variety of presenters to help educate the public on everything sheep or wool related. Your family can take advantage of the many activities taking place throughout the weekend.
Hebron Fair Hebron NH July27 Over 100 craftsmen, pony rides, children's games, rummage, lunch with homemade baked bread, silent auction, on the picturesque Hebron Common.