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VERGENNES | This year’s celebration of Jefferson Day (April 13) will arrive a few days early in the Green Mountain State. Read more

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BARNARD | On Thanksgiving Day 1881, James Cadwell was hunting in Barnard, Vt. Read more

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NEW HAVEN | The life and times of Sir Curtis Lampson Read more

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Maybe you can help solve a Vermont mystery? Experts have been unable to identify this antique photograph. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — The origin of Vermont’s modern Christmas tradition actually begin around the beginning of the Civil War-era, according to librarian Marjorie Strong of the Vermont Historical Society. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — When German-born philosopher and art collector Walter Cerf arrived on the campus of Princeton University in 1938, he was fleeing Nazis persecution in his homeland. Read more

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Author and photographer Charles Fish grew up just one mile from a fairground in Vermont, so it’s easy to see why he’s had a lifelong fascination—and passion—for the rural ways of the Green Mountain State’s fair and farm field days circuit. Read more

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TUNBRIDGE – The Vermont Historical Society returns to the Tunbridge World’s Fairgrounds with the 2016 Vermont History Exposition on June 18 and 19. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY – You have to hand it to the people of Vermont. Few residents of the other New England states celebrate and relive their history in quite the creative, hands-on way Vermonters do. Read more

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For a tiny state, Vermont has a long history of larger-than-life personalities — from artists to rabble rousers, the fourteenth state has produced dozens of authors, two U.S. presidents, various entertainers, and patriotic heroes — among many others. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — Mainstream church-going folks of the 19th and early 20th centuries frowned upon the activities of spiritualists. Read more

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MONTPELIER – The Vermont Historical Society has hired Ramsey Blair as guest services coordinator. Read more

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