Bestselling author Amity Shlaes will be the keynote speaker at the Ethan Allen Institute Jefferson Day Dinner Oct. 2 at the President Calvin Coolidge Historic Site in Plymouth.
Ruth Reynolds Freeman of Burlington, a pioneer woman architect, also pioneered the design of the passive solar home.
Vermonter Louise McCarren remembers New York City, September 11 2001.
The life of Daisy Tuner of Grafton, daughter of a freed slave, has been told in a graphic “comic book.”
Vergennes elected a black man sheriff for 26 years, beginning in 1879.
Vermont probably wouldn’t exist today if not for the Battle of Bennington.
Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974), and author Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906-2001), has ended her long-serving role as a trustee of the Vermont Arts Council.
Six years before the Battle of Bennington, the Green Mountain Boys were born when a handful of Vermonters frustrated the plans of a posse of New Yorkers in the “Breakenridge Stand-off.” Re-enactors and historians will celebrate the 250th anniversary of this little-known but important event Sunday, July 18.
My fellow Vermonters, today as we gather to celebrate the glorious history of the Fourth but we too wonder about our nation’s future. Let us take some consolation that many celebrants of bygone Fourths questioned if their nation would long endure.
In 1861 Gen. John Wolcott Phelps of Guilford had no authority to actually free slaves, but his tract became known as the Phelps Emancipation Proclamation.