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A Spectral Story: Queen City Cotton Mill Ghost

Happy Halloween, or as the historic newspapers have it, happy Hallowe’en, from VTDNP! Halloween is today, and thus, it’s appropriate to share a ghostly tale that captivated Burlingtonians at the turn of the twentieth-century at the Queen City Cotton Mill … Continue reading

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The Bennington Opera House, through the Lens of Historic Newspapers

When I first commenced my position here at VTDNP last May, I started working with The Bennington Evening Banner, a title published in Bennington, Vermont, from approximately 1903 to 1961. What initially piqued my interest while collating data about each … Continue reading

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Growing Fields, as seen in the historic newspaper the Vermont Farmer

“In Vermont the hills are source of fertility to the bottom lands, and will be forever. The valley of the Nile was referred to. The same process is going on here. We want farmers to feel that farming is the … Continue reading

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