Difference between revisions of "Windsor (Vermont)"
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Windsor is in Southern Vermont. Windsor has a small population of 3,800 people and sits on the banks of the Connecticut River. Mount Ascutney offers great views while visiting this small but progressive community. Founded in 1761, the town of Windsor boasts historical significance in that the Republic of Vermont was written there. The Old Constitution House is preserved as the specific building in which the document was drafted. There are many sites of historical importance within the community. The industry in the area is rich and varied; Simon Pearce, the renowned producer of blown glass and hand-thrown pottery, is but one of the renowned businesses within the community. There are also many small and locally owned retail shops that offer antiques, books, crafts, wines, gifts, and clothing. The many restaurants offer various cuisine and the recreation is plentiful. Windsor is also just a short drive away from Woodstock.
==Get in==Windsor is located in the county of Windsor in Southern Vermont. It is bordered by the Connecticut River and is located North of Ascutney Mountain. One of Vermont's only volcanos (inactive).
==Get around==Travel around Windsor is by typical means. Interstate 91 goes through Windsor. Windsor is approximately 12 miles from the Upper Valley tri-towns of Hanover and Lebanon, NH and Hartford, VT