There are a number of historical sites nearby. Go to for more information. Twin Ponds Cottage is approximately half an hour from the State Capital and the Vermont College of Fine Art in Montpelier, the Central Vermont Medical Center, the Gifford Medical CenterNorwich UniversityVermont Technical College, the Barre Granite Quarries, and many other attractions.

By being near the geographical center of the state, Twin Ponds Cottage is well located to allow you to explore the whole state and adjoining states as well on day trips. There's a lot to see in Vermont. Go to the following sites for more information:
Floating Bridge Food & Farms Cooperative
Vermont Attractions Association
Vermont State Historic Sites
National Register of Historic Places in Vermont
Ben & Jerry's

Want to see an outstanding display of sculpture?  Go to the Hope Cemetery in Barre City.  Because Barre granite has been used extensively in monuments worldwide and granite has been carved into many things including grave monuments it is fitting that this cemetery would have many amazing sculptures.  This can be a self-directed tour at no cost during daytime hours.