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Visit Plymouth Notch and the President Calvin Coolidge Homestead

October 14th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

President Calvin Coolidge HomesteadThe President Calvin Coolidge Homestead in Plymouth Notch, VT is one of the best preserved presidential birthplaces in the nation. This rural Vermont village has remained virtually unchanged since the early 1900s!

Plymouth Notch is the birthplace and boyhood home of the 30th President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge. The Calvin Coolidge Homestead District encompasses most of Plymouth Notch.

Calvin Coolidge was born in Plymouth Notch in 1872. He was sworn in as President here, too in 1923. The Plymouth Notch Historic District contains Calvin Coolidge’s birthplace and homestead as well as the homes of family and neighbors. The 1924 Summer White House office is here and you can visit the President’s gravesite in the town cemetery.

Other buildings include a church, general store, and a one-room schoolhouse, and the still operating Plymouth Cheese Factory. You can also visit the Aldrich House and the Wilder House and barns.

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Get A Taste of History At The Plymouth Cheese Factory!

September 23rd, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Plymouth Cheese FactoryVisit the second oldest cheese-maker in the U.S., the Plymouth Cheese Factory in Plymouth Notch, Vermont, for a tour, onsite museum, and – of course! – cheese samples!

The Plymouth Cheese Factory in Plymouth Notch opened over one hundred years ago, in 1890. The factory was started by John Coolidge, the father of Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States, and continues to make cheese to this day.

It is said that Julia Child considered Plymouth Cheese her favorite – and who can blame her! The cheese-making tradition of Plymouth Cheese Factory goes back well over 125 years to a recipe that arrived with the first European settlers to the New World. Of course, the process has changed somewhat over the years but they still craft, cut, and wax their cheeses by hand.

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Attend the 2016 Plymouth Notch Antique Apple Fest

September 5th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

plymouthNotchAntiqueAppleFestVisit the birthplace and boyhood home of Calvin Coolidge and sample rare, antique apple varieties at the Plymouth Notch Antique Apple Fest: October 1, 2016!

If you investigate the history of apples you’ll discover there used to be hundreds of varieties. Apples of wildly differing shapes and colors, stripes, spots, and unfamiliar names.

So, where did they all go?

Mostly, they died out in favor of uniformity for mass marketing. Despite this, many fine heirloom apple varieties still exist, including right here in Plymouth Notch!

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A RENAISSANCE IS UNDERWAY AT DEER BROOK

March 4th, 2016 by Deer Brook Inn

New owners.
New vision.
New look.
New amenities.
New technology.
New twist on hospitality!

Spring 2016 is bringing more to Deer Brook than yellow daffodils and red tulips.
New color is popping up everywhere—inside as well! Veteran innkeeper Phil Jenkins and family purchased Deer Brook mid-March and renovations are underway.

A rebirth of Deer Brook is truly in play.

  • Smart and savvy new interiors
  • Updated guest rooms with fluffy duvets and dazzling new colors
  • Sparkling new exterior and creative landscaping
  • Fiber optic technology for super fast Internet and yes, TV service
  • Guest-centric and fun new owners await your arrival soon!

A fresh new website is under construction as well as a fully automated reservation system.

The rebirth for you begins August 1.

We’ll be movin’ and shakin’ during April, May, June and July to welcome you back.

BOOK NOW to experience the new Deer Brook Inn.

Stay tuned for fun in-progress photos to show you soon!

Vermont Will Win Your Heart!

January 28th, 2016 by Deer Brook Inn

Hard to believe it is February already. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Bring your significant other to Vermont for the holiday. But be careful, your heart may be stolen by another——-Vermont!!!!! Presidents Week is coming as well. Just sayin’!!!!!

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birds looking for seeds

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Before You Know It…….

October 27th, 2015 by Deer Brook Inn

Before you know it the snow will fly. Before you know it you will be scraping your windshield, shoveling your walk, raking your roof. You get the picture. December is also a great time to get away before the craziness of the holiday. Come sit by our fireplace, read a book, relax. You will be counting the shopping days before you know it. Give us a call. Your room is waiting.

sit by the fire and relax..

sit by the fire and relax..

birds looking for seeds

birds looking for seeds

Spring Into Vermont

May 1st, 2015 by Deer Brook Inn

Spring comes to Vermont a little later than most other places. But finally it appears to have arrived in the Green Mountain State. True to its name, the state is finally turning green. There is nothing like the fresh air of spring and the color palette of early spring flowers. Time to think about getting a break from your routine. Come on up to Vermont and relax!DSCF0136

Cabin Fever?

January 19th, 2015 by Deer Brook Inn

The holidays are over….the decorations are packed away….the relatives are gone….Now what?  Feel a little let down?  So…. do something for yourself.  Get away for a weekend and come to Vermont.  There is definitely snow for you outdoor enthusiasts, and we have a nice fireplace for those of you who would just like to relax in the evening in front a nice wood burning fire.

Operators are standing by…well not really, we are the operators!  But we would love to hear from you and we have a great room for you to spend a weekend  in.  I know, never end a sentence with a preposition. You really do deserve a break from the winter doldrums.  Give us a call.DSCF0199

Jingle Bells

November 29th, 2014 by Deer Brook Inn

Almost a foot of new snow on the ground!  Everyone is walking in a winter wonderland.  The fire is crackling in the evening waiting for your return from skiing, skating, snow shoeing, horsedrawn sleigh rides, maybe even a dogsled ride by moonlight.  You know what they say about moonlight in Vermont.  The weekends are beginning to fill up.  We still have one room left for Wassail Weekend on December 12 and 13.  What better way to kick off the holiday season.  If those pesky relatives are coming for the holidays bring them along and spend  Christmas with us and then go home to a clean house when the holiday is over!  Santa knows his DSCF0249DSCF0199DSCF0240way to Deer Brook Inn!  What are you waiting for?  Give us a call. Happy Holidays

November 29th, 2014 by Deer Brook Inn

Almost a foot of new snow on the ground!  Everyone is walking in a winter wonderland.  The fire is crackling in the evening waiting for your return from skiing, skating, snow shoeing, horsedrawn sleigh rides, maybe even a dogsled ride by moonlight.  You know what they say about moonlight in Vermont.  The weekends are beginning to fill up.  We still have one room left for Wassail Weekend on December 12 and 13.  What better way to kick off the holiday season.  If those pesky relatives are coming for the holidays bring them along and spend  Christmas with us and then go home to a clean house when the holiday is over!  Santa knows his sway to Deer Brook Inn!  What are you waiting for?  Give us a call. Happy Holidays