Hard’s description of what he finds along the banks of the Connecticut River varies from sketchy to surprisingly detailed.
News Release — Vermont Division for Historic Preservation Aug. 17, 2017 Contact: Elsa Gilbertson, Regional Historic Sites Administrator Vermont Division for Historic Preservation (802) 759-2412; [email protected] ORWELL, Vt. — On Aug. 26 and 27, the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell will host the annual Soldiers Atop the Mount living history weekend honoring the […]
What happened on Aug. 16, 1777, with the fate of the American rebellion in the balance, is part of who we are and why we’re here.
Preservationists are working to save Birchdale Camp, the last structure on the historic Turner homestead in Grafton. The Turner story is a key part of the Vermont African American Heritage Trail.
On her knees, begging that an emperor’s life be spared, the princess had no time to ponder how she, a woman from Vermont, could have gotten into this situation.
Elise Guyette is a Vermont teacher, historian and author driven by a mission to explore and preach diversity in this mostly white state.
A athletic star with puck and baseball Enosburg High School, Larry Gardner shone on the UVM diamond before playing nine seasons for the Red Sox.
While I now regret I never pressed Aiken on the source of his information, I have always assumed it was from U.S. intelligence sources, as the government had investigated the cause of the crash.
Ira Allen, one of the major founders of Vermont, was an intelligent and complex character who led a vigorous and purposeful life.
She plays a part in the debate over author Dorothy Canfield Fisher’s legacy. “She was taken care of, she was assisted, but she was not accepted,” one local resident says of Palmer.
The Middlebury man was zealous about conserving Vermont’s natural beauty, and amassed more than 34,000 acres, most of which is now in the public domain.
Rummaging through old file boxes in the barn, I came across a folder of my five-minute commentaries aired on WDEV radio 30 years ago. Here is the final one in 1988, entitled “Vermont’s Future,” slightly updated.
In the early 1800s, James Wilson’s globes, made in Bradford, were considered equals to pricier ones made in Europe. In the years before he died at the age of 92, Wilson perfected a model planetarium.
After dueling presentations about Dorothy Canfield Fisher and the eugenics movement, board Chair Bruce Post tried to temper the heated debate. The board eventually decided it needs more information.