Eleazer Wheelock founded Hanover's Dartmouth College in 1769 to educate the Abenaki "and other youth." When he arrived, the town consisted of about 20 families. The college and the town grew symbiotically, with Dartmouth becoming the northernmost Ivy League school. Hanover is still synonymous with Dartmouth, but it's also a respected medical and cultural center for the upper Connecticut River Valley. - Copyright © 2014 by Fodor’s Travel, a division of Random House, LLC. All rights reserved.
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Designed by Charles Moore, the museum houses a collection of art and artifacts from around the world, plus American and Native American art.
With two challenging mountains, uncrowded slopes and within-reason prices, the Skiway has something for every level of skier.
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Hanover is a picture-perfect college town, and a free tour led by an undergraduate guarantees that you won’t miss a thing.
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Use this checklist to mind the details you need to consider when signing a rental car agreement. Don't forget about gas, insurance, and what rules and restrictions the rental agency demands.
Catch a glimpse of the heavens with a little help from Dartmouth’s astronomy department. Call for a schedule —a visit is free.
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Taking responsibility for your own safety, follow these tips for a safe cruise ship vacation.
Designed by the same architects who created New York’s Lincoln Center, the Hopkins Center for the Arts is the cultural hub of the Dartmouth campus.
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Down the road in Quechee, you can watch glassblowers make glittering bowls, candlesticks and vases — then dine at the restaurant.
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