Welcome to Dorset
Rustic yet Elegant Charm in Vermont’s Green Mountains
Full of New England character and energy, Dorset, Vermont is a four-season destination and home to a vibrant arts scene, a never-ending list of outdoor activities, and world-class restaurants and lodging. Dorset’s unparalleled beauty is matched only by our rich history, our residents and the diverse businesses you will find here. Nestled in the heart of the Vermont Valley in southwestern Vermont – where the Taconic Mountains meet the Greens – you’ll find there’s always more to discover in Dorset.
Our Home, Our Stories
Alan Calfee – Seeing the Forest for the Trees
By Liz Schafer Alan Calfee grew up spending his summers at the Dorset home his parents purchased in the 1950s. To Alan, the best part of that home was what he fondly calls ‘the family woodlot.’ “I knew every corner of it,” he says. He and his siblings would spend hours “playing, exploring and camping,” […]Read More
Long Trail School – A Dorset Couple’s Living Legacy
By Liz Schafer Dave and Rene Wilson love to talk about their kids; there are hundreds of them. As founders of the Long Trail School, “We have stories upon stories upon stories which we love to reminisce about and share,” says Rene. “And the absolute joy of our retirement has been the continued connection with […]Read More
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “The Shakespeare Nobody Knows”
Oct 27 2021 - Oct 27 2021 • Time 5:30-7:00pm
The Shakespeare Nobody Knows Wednesday, October 27 from 5:30 - 7:00pm at Long Trail School in Dorset Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Philip McKnight to...
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “The Anthropology of Race, Racism and Ethnic Animosities”
Nov 4 2021 - Nov 4 2021 • Time 5:30-7:00pm
The Anthropology of Race, Racism and Ethnic Animosities Thursday, November 4 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes back Dr. Phillips...