August 4th, 2013

If You Are In Vermont, Then You Have To Travel To Burlington
Vermont is a beautiful place to live and travel to for vacation. In fact, Vermont has an immensity of things to do and see. Moreover, Vermont is known for the state’s ecological and health initiatives. In fact, Vermont is considered one of the healthiest states in the United States. In this light, Vermont is an ideal place to experience new activities, food and entertainment. More specifically, there are a number of exciting clubs in Read the rest of this entry »

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June 15th, 2013

The Connecticut River is over 400 miles long, and before European settlement it was home to several tribes of Algonquin speakers. Its name comes from the Algonquin words for “long tidal river,” which is appropriate since the tides reach up to 60 miles inland. In the time before European settlement the river and its tributaries served as arteries of communication for Algonquin speakers of different tribes.

The Cowasucks, a Western Abenaki people, lived in what is now the northern part of New Hampshire and Vermont, where Read the rest of this entry »

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April 13th, 2013

At 407 miles long, the Connecticut River is the longest river in the New England States. It begins in New Hampshire’s Fourth Connecticut Lake and flows southward to Long Island Sound. The Connecticut river is the Eastern border of Vermont, but it’s owned by New Hampshire.

The Connecticut River in Vermont is the descendant of Glacial Lake Hitchcock, which began to drain and break up into the Connecticut Lakes starting about 10,000 years ago. However, for a long time the Connecticut river was polluted. Now, it’s considered a Class B river, which means that people can fish and swim Read the rest of this entry »

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June 24th, 2012

7,000 BC

Archaeologists have discovered signs of the first people that lived in the Connecticut River area in Vermont, dating back to about 7,000 BC. These people lived in the lowland areas of the region, and by 5,000 BC, the population had grown. Permanent traces of the people’s native villages, woodworking tools and primitive canoes have been found in the area. Other tools like hunting bows and arrows, bowls and even art objects have been found in the area that date back to 900 BC.The whole story can be found at Read the rest of this entry »

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November 4th, 2011

Vermont is renowned for its natural beauty, stunning mountain scenery and peaceful atmosphere. The state boasts great cultural attractions, unspoiled forests and fascinating cities and towns. One of the most beautiful and interesting areas of the state is the Connecticut River Valley on the state’s eastern border. This region is home to many great towns and cities, a wealth of historical and cultural sites and some of the most breathtaking and picturesque landscapes in the United States.

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November 3rd, 2011

The Connecticut River In Vermont
The longest river in New England, the Connecticut, wends its way through several New England states. It is also the largest river in New England and historically was a main asset for farmers and traders. The name of the river comes from the native Algonquin word, “quinetuket” which meant “long tidal river”. French explorers of the river refined the name to “Connecticut”. Vermonters are fiercely protective of this river. Thanks to legislation known as the “Water Quality Act” of 1965, the river and its tributaries have been spared Read the rest of this entry »

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November 2nd, 2011

Vacationing along the Connecticut river can be an amazing experience for anyone who wants to enjoy something out of the ordinary. Not only is it beautiful, this powerful river which is the longest river in the area is full of rich history.

Fishing is one of the favorites things for people to do who vacation here. Small mouth bass and trout are easy to catch and even the novice fisherman will find all the fish he is looking for. It is possible to get a trophy rainbow trout or a brown trout even with limited Read the rest of this entry »

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October 2nd, 2011

If you’re turning off the Direct Star tv for the weekend and making the journey to great north, check out all the great things there are to do in the Connecticut River Valley Region here in Vermont. It may surprise you!
Godspeed Opera House: If you’ve got an artistic side you’ve got to make a pilgrimage to one of the most majestic opera houses in the country. It overlooks the surging Connecticut river and you’ll catch some of Read the rest of this entry »

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July 21st, 2011

The Connecticut River, which separates Vermont from New Hampshire before heading into the state of Connecticut, has an abundance and wide variety of wildlife. Mammals along the river include the beaver and the opossum. Reptiles and amphibians include the timber rattlesnake, the snapping turtle, the northern water snake, the red-spotted newt, and the northern dusky salamander. There are many species of birds to be found along the river as well. Some of the more spectacular Read the rest of this entry »

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July 17th, 2011

Bored with the beach? Want to beat the heat? Take a trip to Vermont along the Connecticut River. There you will find two cool museums you have to check out. Both are perfect if you have young children in tow. Here are two you may enjoy.

The Montshire Museum of Science is located along the Connecticut River in Norwich. The museum features natural science exhibits like a day in the life of a honeybee, a planet Read the rest of this entry »

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