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The Nooning

December 29, 2016 - The photo above was inspired by Winslow Homer's "The Nooning" (1872). With the passing of the trauma of the Civil War, i...
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Let the Bridges Fall Down!

December 10, 2016 - Pictured above is a recreation of a circa 1890's classroom located in The Black River Academy Museum in Ludlow, VT. The...
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Roberts Rules

October 21, 2016 - The top image is of the 27th Inniskilling Regiment of Foot. This Irish regiment is rather famous in the British Army hav...
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Where is the Wall to Mend?

October 16, 2016 - The Old First Church of Bennington (above) was built in 1805 but the congregation was formed in 1761 by Capt. Samuel Rob...
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The Road Not Taken (now)

October 08, 2016 - Between 1740 and 1760 much of what is presently the State of Vermont was occupied primarily by Indians due to both the a...
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Fort at No. 4 - A Frontier Settlement

October 02, 2016 - The information presented here is largely taken from printed and online material produced by The Fort at No. 4 organizat...
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At The Frontier's Edge

September 26, 2016 - At the beginning of the 18th century, Deerfield Massachusetts was the New England northwestern frontier of the British c...
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The People of the Dawn Land

September 18, 2016 - Meet River Bear and his wife. Before you read further take a moment to assess your reaction to this image. This couple a...
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A New Generation - Leadership and Turret Lathes

September 09, 2016 - Note: It is recommended to read the prior blog(s) to fully appreciate this posting. The above simulated pencil sketch i...
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Moving Down River

September 05, 2016 - This image is of the now shuttered Parks and Woolson operation, a maker of clothing manufacturing equipment. The 3 story...
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"Put the Vermonters ahead"

August 28, 2016 - Meet Dennis Charles representing a Vermont member of the Grand Army of the Republic, a fraternal organization of Union s...
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Cornish Fair, NH - Americana Experience

August 20, 2016 - And now for a brief but related break from Vermont History. This weekend the small but significant New Hampshire town of...
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The Sheep Bubble No.1 (VT History Photo Essay No.2)

July 11, 2016 - This image is part of an ongoing VT History Photo Essay Project. The project objective seeks to explore VT history throu...
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Honoring President Coolidge

July 04, 2013 - We live just 7 miles from the birthplace and homestead of Calvin Coolidge - "Silent Cal". Coolidge attended school in ou...
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