Marijuana Seeds Vermont: Tips & Information
Vermont is one of the most picturesque states in the union. It has unbelievably beautiful scenery in almost every season, including during its harsh winters. The incredible fall imagery of Vermont in the fall is that of postcard perfection. If you are old enough to remember The Bob Newhart show, then you will recall how it was portrayed as an easy-going lifestyle sort of place. Rolling hills, mountain ranges, lakes, and a small-town feel are what most people think of when you say Vermont.
One of the oldest areas of settlement by Europeans, arriving in 1776, this state has a lot of history. Settlers established the Vermont Republic in 1777 during the American Revolutionary war. As a strongly abolitionist state, it was a forerunner in seeking to abolish slavery in the whole of the United States. During the civil war, some 33,288 joined the Union army’s service, and 5,224 (15%) men died in the fighting. It was also proudly the first state to abolish slavery in the same year and was the first to claim an African-American university graduate, Alexander Twilight, in 1823. In 1791 Vermont joined the newly formed United States, amongst only 4 other states, to claim to have been a sovereign state. The other 3 being California, Texas, and Hawaii.
The economy in Vermont has several components to it. You would think by the beautiful country scenery, dairy farming would be up there as an economic driver, however, it accounts for less than 2% of the economy. The largest bread and butter industry is real estate, leasing, and rentals, followed by durable goods. It was listed as the 34th in the country’s GDP, which is pretty good considering it is less populated than Alaska.
There are many lakes to spend time in Vermont. 800 lakes can be found in this small state. The largest and most notable is Lake Champlain, stretching a whopping 106.87 miles long and 14.29 miles wide. Along its 587 miles of shoreline, there are many cities, parks, and historical sites to see. This lake alone would take a week to explore. This would include the city of Burlington, which is the central hub for this state, sporting the University of Vermont, and Champlain College, the UVM Medical Center, and the main airport Burlington International.
While there are no professional sports teams in Vermont, the citizens in this state do still love sports. Football, soccer, baseball, you name it, they like it. The University has an NCAA Division I athletics program and is home to the Vermont Catamounts hockey team. The University has some 20 different sports on their campus.
Some fun facts about Vermont are that Vermonters are known as maple syrup snobs. Serving fake maple syrup to guests will get you in hot water. They also put the gooey goodness in everything, including cookies, candies, jellies, sauces, and on their pancakes, of course. Secondly, there is Ben and Jerry’s ice cream everywhere! The factory is located in Vermont and was built there in 1980. It was the home of the first Ben and Jerry’s retail store. Now with the new laws in place in this beautiful state, you can have a toke, grab an ice cream and go to the lake to have some fun.