Blog :: 2015

New Hampshire's Cornish Colony along the Connecticut River

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Back in the late 1700's, Cornish, New Hampshire was known simply as  "Mast Camp" as it was a shipping point along the Connecticut River for the strong, tall and straight white pine trees used as Navy ship masts. However, Cornish -- named after a Royal Navy captain -- really came into popularity as the 19th century "discovery" of sculptor [...]

Reading, Vermont: The Vermont Alps Welcome You

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Have you ever heard of the Vermont Alps? Yes, it sounds strange. But, think of the scenery from that movie The Sound of Music – open pastures with views, green hills with well-worn hiking paths up where dairy cows come to meet you at the fence and places where you want to spin around in a ridiculously dizzying manner.  Maybe you just want to [...]

Picture Perfect Postcard Pomfret, Vermont

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Pomfret is one of the most beautiful locations in New England, with its clear running brooks and green rolling pastures perfect for skiing, hiking, walking and more intense pursuits like farming. The Appalachian Trail runs right up and over Pomfret on its way to Hanover, New Hampshire. You’ll find Cloudland Farm here with its Angus cattle [...]

South Woodstock, VT: Pastoral, Peaceful and Verdant

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Just five miles from the Woodstock village green is the hamlet of South Woodstock, one of the most desirable communities in the region.  The Kedron Brook meanders through the postcard-perfect valley, location of many historic federal and colonial houses and some of the area's most gracious and storied estates. Generations of families [...]

Hartland, Vermont: What's Old Is New

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Hartland is Central Vermont's best kept secret. With its quietly rolling hills, like the nooks and crannies of an English muffin, it is sandwiched between White River Junction, Woodstock and West Windsor; a rural town offering 62 miles of dirt road yet merely five minutes to I-91 and I-89.  That means quick and easy access to shopping, [...]

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