Williamstown (pop. 2,928) is located in Orange County at the junction of Routes 14 and 64.
Chartered on August 9, 1781, the village was named after a Massachusetts town. West Hill here is the site of the first houses settlers built in 1784. Settler Elijah Paine served as Williamstown's first moderator and Representative to the General Assembly, then a Vermont Supreme Court Justice, U.S. Senator and U.S. District Court Judge.
Williamstown's picturesque Gulf was once the site of medicinal springs that attracted health seekers from numerous states. Today, this area is a tranquil home to native plants and wildlife as well as an attraction to photographers, birders and naturalists.
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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.
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.
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.