Frequently Asked Questions


Woodstock Trivia

Q:  Where was the rock concert held in 1969?

A:  The 1969 Woodstock Music Festival was held in Bethel, New York (about 43 miles southwest of Woodstock, New York). It wasn’t held in Woodstock, Vermont.


Q: Was Woodstock’s village Green designed to resemble Admiral Dewey’s flagship, Olympia?

A: No, the Green was designed well before the ship Olympia. Moreover, Olympia measured 344 feet long, 53 feet wide. The Green in 680 feet long and 100 feet wide. The British ship the SS Great Eastern’s dimensions are closer to that of the Green; however, it, too, was built long after the Green had been formed.