About Woodstock

Woodstock, CT, located on the Connecticut/Massachusetts border, offers more then a great location and rich history. Established on 1749, Woodstock, CT began mostly as an agricultural town. As time went on, Woodstock, CT became home to many streamside mills, and shoe factories.

In 1846, one of the more historic attractions in Woodstock was built. Henry C. Bowen built a Gothic Revival style home which is now called Roseland Cottage. The house was painted in 13 shades of pink between the interior and exterior. Amongst the different parts of the compound, the carriage barn has its own private bowling alley, and the homes still has its original gothic furniture and wall coverings. The cottage is located adjacent to the village green in the center of Woodstock. His grand 4th of July gatherings were attended by President Ulysses S. Grant, General John Charles Freemont, and Henry Ward Beecher.

The Woodstock Fair, located on RT 169, is one of the oldest Agricultural Fairs being established in 1858. The Woodstock Fair started out in the common of South Woodstock, now the Fairgrounds are located on RT 169, and is held every Labor Day Weekend.

Other organizations in Woodstock, CT reflect the historic and agricultural aspect the town grew from. There is the Palmer Arboretum where over 70 varieties of trees and flora. The Woodstock Historical Society works diligently to preserve any historical artifacts and knowledge of the town. They offer many free programs and events that are free to the public.

Woodstock, CT also has a great deal of recreational activities to enjoy. There is a town beach, where residents of Woodstock, CT can enjoy swimming lessons in the spring fed lake. Camp Nahaco is a summer camp for residents of Eastford, CT and Woodstock, CT provides programs and activities for residents to enjoy. Golf courses, Ponds, Beaches, Fairs and plenty of history make the Town of Woodstock, CT the unique town it has grown to be.
Directory Phone Address
Woodstock Town Hall 860-928-6595 415 Route 169, Woodstock, CT
Agricultural Society 860-928-3246
Animal Control 860-774-1253
Assessor 860-928-6929
Building Department 860-963-2118
Camp Nahaco Park Commission 860-974-1903 Crystal Pond RD, Woodstock, CT
Clerk 860-928-6595
Conservation Commission 860-928-6595 415 Route 169, Woodstock, CT
Elderly Agent 860-974-2685
Finance 860-928-5935
Health Department 860-774-7350
Highway Department 860-974-0330
Historical Society 860-928-1035 523 Route 169, Woodstock, CT
Palmer Arboretum 860-928-6595 523 Route 169, Woodstock, CT
Planning & Zoning 860-963-2118
Probate Judge 860-928-2223
Recreation Department 860-928-3396 415 Route 169, Woodstock, CT
Registrar of Voters 860-928-6596
Roseland Cottage 860-928-4074 556 Route 169, Woodstock, CT
Roseland Park & Golf Course 860-963-7690 204 Roseland Park RD, Woodstock, CT
Selectman 860-928-0208
State Police - Troop D 860-774-4900
Tax Collector 860-928-9469
Town Beach 860-928-6595 Pond Factory RD, Woodstock, CT
Transfer Station & Recycling 860-928-2770 Paine District RD, Woodstock, CT
Treasurer 860-928-5935
Woodstock Fair 860-928-3246
Woodstock Merchants Association 860-928-7652

Fire Departments

Bungay Fire Brigade 860-974-0316
Muddy Brook Fire Dept. 860-928-5121
Woodstock Volunteer FD 860-928-4773
Fire Marshal 860-963-2347

Woodstock Schools

Woodstock Elementary (PreK-4) 860-928-0471 24 Frog Pond Road, Woodstock, CT
Woodstock Middle School (5-8) 860-963-6575 147 Route 169, Woodstock, CT
Woodstock Academy (9-12) 860-928-6575 57 Academy Road, Woodstock, CT
School Superintendent 860-928-7453 147 Route 169, Woodstock, CT
Hyde Schools (Woodstock Campus) 860-963-9096 150 RT 169, Woodstock, CT
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