Town Name: Lunenburg
Area: 45.8 SQ MILES
Brief History: One of the earliest settlements in the state, Lunenburg was chartered in 1763 by Benning Wentworth, the royal governor of the New Hampshire colony before it became a state and Vermont’s boundaries were established. In July 1763, he granted it to David Page and 68 others. The first settlers arrived by canoe from Northfield, Massachusetts, in 1764.
General Area Info: Lunenburg includes the villages of West Lunenburg, South Lunenburg, Mill Village, and Gilman. Bodies of water include Neal Pond and four brooks, Neal Brook, Mink Brook, Catbow Brook, and Hudson Brook. Mount Orne Covered Bridge spans over the Connecticut River connecting Lunenburg to Lancaster, New Hampshire.
Attractions:Mount Orne Covered Bridge, Neal Pond
Recreational Activities: ATV Riding, Snowmobiling, Hunting, Fishing, Paddling, Boating
- It is believed that Lunenburg inspired the Robert Frost poem, “The Mountain.”
- K-8: Choice
- High School: Choice
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