Fair Haven (pop. 2,928) is located in Rutland County at the junction of US Routes 4 and 22A.
It was chartered on October 27, 1779 and its area is 18.22 square miles. In 1783, the town's chief grantee, Irish-born Matthew Lyon, built saw, paper and grist mills at the local falls and a forge in the vicinity. He owned Fair Haven's original store, inn and newspaper. Lyon also represented Vermont in Congress.
Today, Fair Haven is home to several slate industry companies. Some of the state's most elegant Victorian architecture, including several marble-covered mansions, can be observed here. Other attractions include Lakes Bomoseen, Champlain and St. Catherine, all within easy driving distance.
Transportation Fair Haven Municipal Airport |
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05/16 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.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
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.
World's Largest Pancake Breakfast Springfield MA May11 Main Street in Downtown Springfield is turned into the largest pancake breakfast anywhere!