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.
|Woodstock Town Hall||860-928-6595||415 Route 169, Woodstock, CT|
|Camp Nahaco Park Commission||860-974-1903||Crystal Pond RD, Woodstock, CT|
|Conservation Commission||860-928-6595||415 Route 169, Woodstock, CT|
|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|
|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|
|State Police - Troop D||860-774-4900|
|Town Beach||860-928-6595||Pond Factory RD, Woodstock, CT|
|Transfer Station & Recycling||860-928-2770||Paine District RD, Woodstock, CT|
|Woodstock Merchants Association||860-928-7652|
|Bungay Fire Brigade||860-974-0316|
|Muddy Brook Fire Dept.||860-928-5121|
|Woodstock Volunteer FD||860-928-4773|
|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|