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TICONDEROGA | In the days before selfies, American colonists would remember their loved ones by snipping a lock of their hair and embedding the keepsake into a book or weaving it into a work of art. more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | Notable photographs on loan from the Henry Sheldon Museum’s “Our Town“ exhibit, depicting the history of Middlebury, are currently displayed in the public spaces of Middlebury’s new town offices building. more

The Vermont Eagle

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GRIFFITH | Vermont logging towns boomed during the late 1800s. more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Three years out of college, Eain Tierney had an engineering degree under his belt and was already earning wide acclaim as an upscale woodworker, a business he entered with his father, Scott. more

The Sun

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On Oct. 6, the Champlain Longboats Program at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum held its annual James Wakefield Rescue Race. more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | There’s a good argument to be made that the first world war didn’t happen at the beginning of the 20th century, it in fact occurred more than 150 years earlier. more

The Sun

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BRISTOL | A view of downtown Bristol during the 1870s when horses, hitching posts, and water troughs dominated the local storefronts. more

The Vermont Eagle

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NEWCOMB | Once on the brink of being allowed to decay back into the forest, the Santanoni great camp has received a $370,000 from the National Park Service that will significantly stabilize the 125-year-old retreat for years to come. more

The Sun

One hundred years ago, October 1918 more

Community Columnists

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The five-month voyage of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s 2018 GlassBarge Tour, with the schooner Lois McClure and C.L. Churchill, is coming to an end. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER | It was a proud moment at the Vermont State Capitol last Thursday when Gov. Phil Scott met with the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Gloria Valdez. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury College graduates enjoy puffing on pipes in 1942. more

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Tim Rowland

TICONDEROGA | The Institute of Museum and Library services has awarded grants totaling more than $400,000 to three Adirondack museums under its Museums for America program. more

The Sun

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Photo by Kim Dedam

ELIZABETHTOWN | A powerful old cartoon circa 1900 returned early this year to its owners. more

The Sun

One Hundred Years Ago — October 1918 more

Community Columnists

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QUEENSBURY | Stephanie Greineder of southern Pennsylvania stood in the new $22 million Adirondacks Welcome Center on its opening day last Thursday and watched a wall-sized video depicting people enjoying various attractions the area offers. more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Abraham Lincoln was a simple man, a humble log splitter with a self-deprecating wit and homespun tastes whose mettle was formed when he was tossed into the cauldron of the Civil War. more

The Sun

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Photo courtesy of the Forbes Library

A Republican lawyer from Vermont, President Calvin Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor. more

The Vermont Eagle

Fifty-five years ago, September 1963 more

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