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Canaan is located in Essex County at the junction of Routes 102 and 114 in the state's extreme northeast corner. In fact, Canaan is the most northern and eastern township in Vermont.

Canaan was chartered on February 25, 1782 to a group of men from Connecticut and named after that state's Canaan. During the Great Awakening in the 18th century, many New England towns were given biblical names.

The Canaan Historical Society occupies the second floor of a Greek Revival building constructed in 1846 for a stop on the Franklin, New Hampshire to Montreal stage route.

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02/07 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.”
Maine Yoga Festival Portland ME July13-14 Maine YogaFest is a premiere wellness event for the Maine community to come together, celebrate the healing powers of yoga and encourage a healthy, peaceful and compassionate way of living
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.
Ossipee Valley Bluegrass Festival Cornish ME July25-28 Ossipee Valley Bluegrass Festival is an annual summer event. It features the New England Flat Picking and Banjo Championships.