Category Archives: Addison County

Greek Revivals in Addison County

As the Olympic Games continue to delight London, Vermonters and everyone else on this side of the big pond fixates on all things Greek. And why not? The Greeks invented the Olympic Games, maps, central heating and poetry, after all. …Read More

Monkton Vermont has its own flag

Monkton Vermont was chartered on June 24th, 1762. There are not many monks here, that we know of, instead the town is named after General Robert Monckton (1726-1782). A British Army officer and colonial administrator, Monckton’s distinguished military career in …Read More

Vermont’s Own Mariana Trench Discovered in Addison County Pond

The triumphal dive of “Titanic” director James Cameron on earth’s deepest point has done more than inspire copycat dives, it has lead to an earth-shattering discovery right here in Addison County. What started as a revolutionary collaboration among the American Studies, …Read More

Swimming to London: Olympic-Sized Pools in Vermont

The Summer Olympic games in London are less than six months away. For Olympic athletes, the fervor started years and years ago. The rest of us are just starting to think about 2012 in London. It’s several years too late …Read More

Signs of Spring in Addison County: Mud and Birds

March is easily the cruelest month in Addison County. The calendar says it’s Spring (the vernal equinox is officially March 20th this year) but the temperature is stuck in winter. This is the month when Vermonters take note of the …Read More

Town Meeting: Lincoln Vermont

If you want a true taste of democracy in action, Vermont Town Meeting is your day; Lincoln Vermont is your town. On Tuesday, March 6th across Vermont state residents get a chance to speak their minds in a public forum. …Read More

Town Meeting: Lincoln Vermont

If you want a true taste of democracy in action, Vermont Town Meeting is your day; Lincoln Vermont is your town. On Tuesday, March 6th across Vermont state residents get a chance to speak their minds in a public forum. …Read More

New Haven VT Masterpiece: Golden Vermont Homes

Think of New Haven Vermont and your likely to conjure images of a quiet farming community in the Champlain Valley. Until last week, the Black Eyed Peas, Beyonce and Madonna would not have entered  into your bucolic picture of New …Read More

Addison County Gets Hot this Valentine’s Day: Vermont Homes with Hot Tubs

Any Vermonter of home-buying age will remember Eddie Murphy’s Hot Tub spoof of James Brown on Saturday Night Live. The skit was hilarious in part because we all know how sexy hot tubs can be. This Valentine’s Day, think about …Read More

Celebrate Chinese New Year: Addison County Style

Happy Chinese New Year! While this may seem an unusual holiday to celebrate in much of Addison County, we at Vermont Lodging Properties feel the occasion presents plenty of reasons to celebrate. Like the Hebrew calendar, the Chinese calendar is …Read More

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