The Shires of Vermont

The Shires of Vermont Byway

The Shires of Vermont is the beautiful southwest corner of Vermont. Nestled between the Taconic and Green Mountains, the region includes the historic shire towns of Bennington and Manchester and 15 quintessential New England towns and villages connected by a scenic ribbon of highway, Historic Route 7A, known as The Shires of Vermont Byway.

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Shires of Vermont Byway Video:

The Shires of Vermont Full Hour Byway Video

The Shires of Vermont Byway is a documentary film highlighting the people and places along Vermont's Route 7 and Historic Route 7A in Bennington County Vermont. This byway travels through some of Vermont's most beautiful and historical areas, from the state line in Pownal to Manchester. Your host, Greg Cutler, explores 25 places of interest along the way. Produced by Catherine Stewart, with production support by GNAT TV, this project is the second in a series highlighting the newly designated Byways of Southern Vermont. This documentary is a first place winner in the 17th Annual Alliance For Community Media - Northeast Region - Video Festival.

Interpretive Panels:

These interpretive panels highlight the hearts of the Southshire and Northshires and are posted in Bennington and Manchester respectively. Click the images bellow to see and download the full pdfs.

Brochure Distribution Program:

The Shires of Vermont distribution list includes over 25 high traffic locations throughout the region. This year we are proud to introduce new brochure rack locations at Hildene in Manchester and the Bennington Potters in Bennington! 20 of these beautiful brochure racks hold over 30 brochures and feautures an inset graphic with local information. Additional location utilize generic racks in order to increase the exposure of your brochures. If you are interested in an affordable option for brochure distribution download the sign up form Here.

The Shires Brochure Rack Distribution Sign Up Sheet The Shires Brochure Rack Distribution Sign Up Sheet

   2017 Sign Up Form

   (Page 2) Distribution Map 2017

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