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Jeffersonville, Vermont: Smugglers' Notch

Craggy passages between rocks and small caves offered hidey-holes for slipping past trade embargoes in 1810s, as part of the Underground Railroad in the 1850s, and to traffic liquor from Canada during the 1930s.

Smugglers' Notch Visitor Center

Rt. 108, Jeffersonville, VT
Smugglers' Notch Visitor Center, NW of Stowe, along Rt. 108.
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Smugglers Notch

Beautiful mountain drive. Not recommend for RV, so you know it will be tight and have switchbacks. I loved the drive and the little town of Jeffersonville on the other side.

[Sharon, 07/12/2019]

The drive is required to get to the Visitor Center and near enough to Smugglers Notch to explore those paths and caves.

Smugglers' Notch.

Smugglers Notch

Amazing natural formation of rocks and boulders. Famous smuggling route during Prohibition.

[Eric, 05/19/2013]

It's a state park.

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Chester A. Arthur, Born Around Here Somewhere, Fairfield, VT - 18 mi.

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