Smugglers' Notch

Location: Stowe
Tag(s): Industry
Historical Category: Transportation History
Video Date: 08/10/17

Smuggler's Notch got its name because smugglers used the rugged path through the mountains to move supplies to and from Canada during the War of 1812. The boulders provided a good place to hide. A narrow road replaced the path and allows visitors to drive to the top in the warmer months.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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