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Incorporated in 1739, the town of Goshen is located in the beautiful Litchfield Hills.  The population of Goshen is approximately 3,000.  This quaint New England town is home to farms, churches, theaters, restaurants, farmers markets, chocolatiers, dairies, vineyards, orchards, B&Bs and much more.  It is the perfect place... Read More

Incorporated in 1739, the town of Goshen is located in the beautiful Litchfield Hills.  The population of Goshen is approximately 3,000.  This quaint New England town is home to farms, churches, theaters, restaurants, farmers markets, chocolatiers, dairies, vineyards, orchards, B&Bs and much more. It is the perfect place to spend a day, weekend, or to settle down for much longer.  Goshen is a great family town. The local elementary school, Goshen Center, is rated 7 out of 10 by greatschools.com.  Swimming, hiking and skiing are just some of the activities that are common here.  The Recreation Department is very active and provides many opportunities for adults and children alike, including a great summer camp. Organizations such as the Goshen Garden Club, the Goshen Agriculture Society and the Goshen Historical Society provide opportunities to keep town members busy and active.

 
 

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Facts about Goshen

Town/City established:

  • Incorporated 1739.

Named from:

  • From Goshen in Egypt.

County:

  • Litchfield.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • - David Darling, cellist and composer.
  • - Madeleine L’Engle, author.
  • - Mary Pope Osbourne, author.
  • - Kevin Phillips, United States author and political analyst.
  • - Issac Williams, Jr., United States Representative.

Top Five Attractions:

  • - Action Wildlife Foundation.
  • - Miranda Vineyard.
  • - Mohawk Mountain State Forest.
  • - Sunset Meadow Vineyards.
  • - Thorncrest Farm & Milk House Chocolates.

Annual Visitor’s Events:

  • - Goshen Stampede, June.
  • - Farmer’s Market, July - Sept.
  • - Litchfield Jazz Festial, August.
  • - Goshen Fair, September.

Quality of the town/city:

  • Incorporated in 1739, the town of Goshen is located in the beautiful Litchfield Hills.  The population of Goshen is approximately 3,000.  This quaint New England town is home to farms, churches, theaters, restaurants, farmers markets, chocolatiers, dairies, vineyards, orchards, B&Bs and much more. It is the perfect place to spend a day, weekend, or to settle down for much longer.  Goshen is a great family town. The local elementary school, Goshen Center, is rated 7 out of 10 by greatschools.com.  Swimming, hiking and skiing are just some of the activities that are common here.  The Recreation Department is very active and provides many opportunities for adults and children alike, including a great summer camp. Organizations such as the Goshen Garden Club, the Goshen Agriculture Society and the Goshen Historical Society provide opportunities to keep town members busy and active.

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