Maplewood Inn Fair Haven Vermont
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A Brief History

Maplewood Inn is located in historic Fair Haven, VT, a picturesque village nestled along the central Vermont/New York border that was first chartered in 1779.

This beautifully restored Greek-Revival home was built c. 1843 and was the home of Asahel Kidder, a prominent resident of Fair Haven and member of the VT state legislature. Mr. Kidder herded sheep, manufactured maple syrup, and raised dairy cows on this property.

After his death in 1876, Mr. Kidder's son-in-law, Isaac Wood, opened the Maplewood Farm Dairy on the property in 1880, which was in operation for nearly a century, spanning three generations of the Wood family.

Maplewood Farm

Maplewood Farm, circa 1940

There were several large outbuildings on the property which housed the dairy and creamery operation. The Wood family operated the Maplewood Farm Dairy until 1979 when it was closed. In 1981, the dairy buildings were removed, but members of the Wood family continued to reside in the main house until 1986, when the property was purchased for the purpose of opening it as a Bed & Breakfast.

National Registry of Historic Places After many renovations, the home operated as a Bed & Breakfast from 1986-2013. Paul and Roy Allen-Webber purchased the home in August 2014, and after making several additional renovations, reopened the Maplewood Inn in July 2015.

The Asahel Kidder House was listed in both the National Register of Historic Places and the Vermont State Register of Historic Places in 1997.