We’ve been here so long, we have post office box number 2.” John and Agnes O’Brien, Quechee residents of over 50 years, share this tidbit while reminiscing on the Quechee village of years past. The O’Brien’s holding post box 2 is truly a marker of how long they’ve been here. How the O’Briens talk about Quechee is a marker of how much they love it.
John O’Brien and his wife Agnes first came to Vermont in the 1960s after being invited by leaf-peeper friends. The two liked it so much, they returned the following year, and the year after that. Before settling on Quechee, they tried out different towns from the Northwest to the Southeast.… Read More