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Incredible building!

This is a must see if in the area!! Not only is it unique for straddling the Canadian/US line... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
plama l
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Willington, Connecticut
One foot in Canada and one in The US

On our return drive home from Quebec, we decided to drive through Stanstead, partly because we were... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Ashok K
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see if in the area!! Not only is it unique for straddling the Canadian/US line, but the construction and all the detail in the building and Opera House are amazing!!! The Fellow that gave the tour was wonderful! Humorous, and full...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

On our return drive home from Quebec, we decided to drive through Stanstead, partly because we were told that there was very little traffic at the border. We had heard about a wonderful library where the border passed through the middle. We parked on the...More

1  Thank Ashok K
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This wonderful historic library is divided between Canada and the United States - the border is a yellow line on the floor of the library so you may have one foot in Canada and the other one in the USA. The selection of books is...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We were here yesterday as we crossed into Canada. The library is hardly a mile deviation from I-91 and keeps a low profile. The US Canada border line which passes through the library looks like a simple duck tape. Kids had a kick straddling on...More

1  Thank Thirumoorthi S
Reviewed 11 January 2018

While traveling from Vermont to Quebec while on vacation, we intentionally added a detour to include a stop to this little library sitting atop the Canada-US border. Entrance is from the Vermont side of the border, but you are afforded 2 opportunities to cross into...More

Thank ErnTrekker
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The beautiful old building sits on the line that separates Canada and Vermont and there is a black tape on the floor that indicates the separation between the two countries. The staff is accustomed to having visitors stop in and they were very friendly and...More

Thank Isabella3890
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I visited the Haskell Library on a cold, wet Monday in October. Although the library was was closed the spirit was evident. I've long been fascinated by the library's location on the border--and who knows how long it can continue. Be very careful not to...More

Thank MWCL
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We wanted to see the Opera House but even though we were there on a Saturday we were told it was closed and we couldn't see it. We were surprised that a place that people clearly go out of their way to see wouldn't be...More

Thank PORTLOVR
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Be is a play, a concert or the Vermont Symphony everything offered at the Haskell Opera House is great... and the public library on the ground floor is worth coming early to see.

Thank kennstransky
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I was happily surprised to fine a library in the middle of the US & Canada. Plus bi-lingual in French & English. The staff we spoke with was Quebecoise (SP?) Great photo with Sam & I holding hands across the black tape that meet both...More

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