UVM Morgan Horse Farm |
Weybridge (pop. 824) is located in Addison County, northwest of Middlebury on Highway 30.
It was chartered on November 3, 1761 and organized in 1789. By 1830, Weybridge had 850 inhabitants, the largest number ever recorded. In 1850, a monument was erected to commemorate Silas Wright, a Weybridge native son who invented an improved plow.
Today, half of the township's 11,227-acre area is farmland. The village also is the home of the 435-acre University of Vermont Morgan Horse Breeding Farm. Joseph Battell, the original owner who established his farm in the 1870s, gave it to the U.S. Government to raise Morgan horses in 1906. Today it is a working farm for close to a hundred Morgans.
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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.
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.