Craftsbury, Vermont 05826
Craftsbury VT Lodging, Real Estate, Travel & Visitor Information
The scenic hill top town of Craftsbury, Vemront became an active trading post for the Craftsbury Common, VTNorth Country in the late 1700’s. Today, Craftsbury is a quaint northern New England village that entices visitors with its beautiful and serene Northeast Kingdom setting. This village is one of the most photographed in northern New England – the famous town common reminisant of days long past. Located in Orleans County in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, Craftsbury was chartered August 23, 1781. Craftsbury is comprised of 25,984 acres of land and is named after Ebenezer Crafts, who was granted the land now known as Craftsbury, Vermont. Craftsbury is home to Sterling College and the Center for Northern Studies. Sterling is a small, four-year college specializing in environmental studies, leadership and small-scale agriculture. The historic Vermont Standard School is located here. Craftsbury also has quaint and historic inns, and one of the most picturesque town commons in the state. The Craftsbury Common is located on Main Street in Craftsbury Village, just across from the Craftsbury General Store. Big Hosmer Lake, Hosmer Point Camp – a popular Vermont Summer Camp, and The Craftsbury Nordic Center are also located here. The Craftsbury Nordic Center offers some of the finest expertly groomed recreation and race trails in northern New England. The ski touring facility is located on 140 acres by Big Hosmer Lake.
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Craftsbury, VT Local Information
Craftsbury Town Offices: 802-586-2823