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Address: 2 miles off Route 32, Strafford, VT
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Beautiful place!

I went to the Homestead to take a class. Our class was to start at 10 am but my friend and I decide to go earlier in the morning and have picnic breakfast. Early mornings are... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
momoqt
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I went to the Homestead to take a class. Our class was to start at 10 am but my friend and I decide to go earlier in the morning and have picnic breakfast. Early mornings are wonderful but being up in VT on these lovely grounds made the morning spectacular. We walked the gardens, followed paths to the ice pond... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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122 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

My husband and I spent a perfectly lovely early summer morning at this homestead. As other reviewers note, Justin Morill was a local business entrepreneur who was then elected to US Congress, serving from 1855 to 1898, summering in the home he originally built for his family while running his businesses in the area and in Maine. The house is... More 

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White River Junction, Vermont
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87 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2013 via mobile

Learn about one of the important senators who pushed for the Land Grant college grants which allowed many of the biggest schools today to be founded. Beautiful historic house in great shape. Lovely grounds. Beautiful part of the state. Easy to make a loop from WRJ thru Stafford, Tunbridge, Royalton and Sharon. Scenic drive with places to eat along the... More 

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Vermont
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2012

My children took an art class here this summer and it was a wonderful location. A real gem! The rushing stream and mill stones were a great thill!

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Thank ladybugg18
vermont
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291 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Justin Morrill was the originator of the Land Grant college system. A lovely restored house not too far off the beaten path in a lovely part of Vermont. Before you go, check to make sure its open.

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