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MIDDLEBURY | The Henry Sheldon Museum of Middlebury will be featuring a World War 1 exhibit at 1 Park St. in Middlebury, July 31-Nov. 11. more

Feb 19, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | A British garrison from 1775 is marching to Fort Ticonderoga on Saturday, Feb. 17. more

Feb 15, 2018 12:00 PM The Sun

Fifty-five years ago: Winter 1963 more

Feb 14, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga will be awash in chocolate this summer. more

Feb 11, 2018 9:00 AM The Sun

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PLYMOUTH | Men panning for gold in Buffalo Brook at Plymouth, Vt. Gold nuggets were first discovered in Vermont in 1846, in Newfane and Somerset, triggering sporadic “gold rushes” over 40 years. more

Feb 11, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | The Henry Sheldon Museum of Middlebury will be featuring a WWI exhibit at 1 Park St. in downtown Middlebury, from July 31 through Nov. 11. more

Feb 10, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

It was just 50 years ago — around Feb. 10, 1913 — that a cold snap struck Old Mother Earth. more

Feb 7, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

Sadly, homeowners have discarded many ordinary artifacts though the years without a thought of preserving them for the sake of history. more

Feb 5, 2018 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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MIDDLEBURY | Here’s a rare photograph of the 1896 Middlebury College baseball team. more

Feb 4, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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LAKE PLACID | A torch used to relay Olympic fire from Greece for the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid has sold at auction for $40,706. more

Feb 2, 2018 10:00 AM The Sun

Did you ever look around the streets of Warrensburg and wonder to yourself: “Where have all the old-timers gone?” more

Jan 31, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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CROWN POINT | Master Mason Darrell W. LaFrance Sr. of the Crown Point State Historic Site has been recognized by the state for his work at the forts. more

Jan 28, 2018 12:00 PM The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | The mighty Rutland Railroad was one of America’s greatest railways until its contentious demise in 1963 brought on by a labor strike. more

Jan 25, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

It has been a miserable, cold winter. I wish I could think of a stronger word than “miserable,” but such a word escapes me. more

Jan 24, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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EAST SHOREHAM | This photograph of the narrow covered railroad bridge across the Lemon Fair River in East Shoreham, was probably taken in the early 1960s. more

Jan 21, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

One hundred years ago – January 1918 more

Jan 17, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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Gasoline sure was cheap  back in 1962 when this photograph was taken at an unidentified location in Vermont, possibly Burlington. more

Jan 14, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle 1 Comments

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga in the beauty of winter is the next living history event at the national historic landmark, “Preparing for the Coming Campaign,” on Saturday, Jan. 13. more

Jan 11, 2018 1:00 PM The Sun

These are modern times. I do not have to hope I chopped enough wood to keep warm on these frigid winter days and nights as my grandfather did more

Jan 10, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga is seeking schools to participate in its next National History Day on Saturday, March 3, 2018 in the Mars Education Center. more

Jan 8, 2018 10:00 AM The Sun

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