Fairlee (pop. 967) is located in Orange County
, 20 miles north of Lebanon along Interstate 91 on the banks of the Connecticut River near Fairlee Lake and Dartmouth Skiway Ski Area.
Fairlee was chartered on September 5, 1761 and its area is 21 square miles. It originally included the town of West Fairlee, which was split off as a separate entity in 1797. The largest body of water in town is Lake Morey, named for Samuel Morey, thought by many to be the actual inventor of the steamboat. Morey also patented a kerosene-fueled internal combustion engine.
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01/28 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.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
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.