DescriptionSettled in 1766 and incorporated in 1788, Vergennes is one of America's oldest incorporated cities and one of the smallest, at less than 2 square miles. During the War of 1812, 177 tons of cannon balls were cast in the city. The restored, 300-seat 1897 Vergennes Opera House, 120 Main St., is open weekdays for self-guiding tours; phone (802) 877-6737.
Bixby Memorial Free Library displays a collection of Abenaki Indian artifacts and items from other tribes; phone (802) 877-2211.
Things to SeeLake Champlain Maritime Museum