Quarry in Montpelier

Rock of Ages Quarries

The world's largest granite quarries, 4 miles southeast of Barre off I-89 exit 6, cover 50 acres, tapping a granite vein that's a whopping 6 miles long, 4 miles wide and 10 miles deep. Most fascinating is the 35-min…
Cemetery in Montpelier

Hope Cemetery

Barre's cemetery, 1 mile north of US 302 on VT 14, celebrates the artistic prowess of generations of local stone carvers. The whimsical tombstones here include a man and his wife sitting up in bed holding hands, smi…
Historic Building in Montpelier

State House

Montpelier's main landmark, the gold-domed capitol building, is open year-round for guided tours with volunteer guides; there are also self-guided audio tours in English, French, Spanish and German. The front doors …
Museum in Montpelier

Vermont History Museum

Near the Vermont State House, Montpelier's Pavilion Building houses an excellent museum that recounts Vermont's history with exhibits, films and re-creations of taverns and Native American settlements.