The Wilson House at 378 Village Street, East Dorset, VT 05253 holds a Christmas Dinner every year at the birthplace of Bill Wilson and about a mile from the final resting places of both Bill and Lois Wilson. Overnight guests are welcomed by making arraignments in advance. One guest, Donald Blood III apparently checked in drunk and parked on the lawn on December 24, 2012, resulting in a DUI.
CHRISTMAS …at The Wilson House will include Christmas Dinner at noon for overnight guests and people who make reservations in advance. Please call for further details.
Man charged with DUI after parking on lawn of AA founder's birth home
Wednesday December 26, 2012
DORSET -- State police said they cited a Massachusetts man for driving under the influence of alcohol after he parked his vehicle in the front yard of The Wilson House, the home where Bill W., cofounder of Alcoholics Anonymous, was born.
Police said Donald Blood III, 55, of Marlboro, Mass., was cited to appear in Bennington Superior Court Criminal Division on Jan. 14.
Police were called to the Wilson House on Christmas Eve at 7:25 p.m. because of the parked vehicle. Vermont State Police Trooper
Christopher Burnett said Blood was a guest at the house and no damage was done during the incident.
According to its Website the Wilson House is a non-profit foundation and the building itself, a historic former hotel, hosts alcohol treatment group meetings.
The Wilson House in East Dorset, VT is in Alcoholics Anonymous General Service Area 70 District 7 (http://www.aavt.org/aamtg7.htm) and is planning a New Years Eve party also....
NEW YEARS EVE 2012 … will be ushered in with a delightful candlelight dinner and evening celebration including music and dancing for overnight guests and those who make reservations in advance. The dinner and special evening will be limited to 40 people. We may be filled but take a chance and call as there is a waiting list in case of cancellations. On New Year’s Day there will be a complimentary brunch at 10 a.m. for overnight guests.