The paddle-wheel steamship Ticonderoga, a New England lighthouse, covered bridge and historic New England structures dot 45 landscaped acres in Shelburne Village. Collections of fine and decorative arts, paintings, folk sculpture and a weathervane are included.
Many buildings, including a horseshoe barn, jail, country store, schoolhouse, smithy, meetinghouse, stagecoach inn, lighthouse, hunting lodge, apothecary and houses were moved here from elsewhere in New England, then restored. Art and artifacts depict early New England life.
Other History nearby:
(Elizabethtown) Adirondack History Center
(Burlington) Battery Park
(Addison) D.A.R. John Strong Mansion
(Burlington) Ethan Allen Homestead
(Basin Harbor) Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
(Lake Placid) Lake Placid/N Elba Historical Soc Museum
06/22 Coming to The Shelburne 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.
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.
3rd Annual Bedford Lion Club Antique & Appraisal Show Bedford NH August3 Specialists will be on hand to appraise your antique treasures.