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Lost Ski Areas of Southern Vermont

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ISBN: 9781596298712
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Published: History Press (SC) - July 16th, 2010

A photographic journey back in time to 60 ski areas, of which 14 are still in operation. Most of the originals were run by families or communities, and Davis recounts the reasons for their demise, whether societal, financial, geographic or climatic. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Ethan Allen & the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga

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ISBN: 9781596299207
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Published: History Press (SC) - April 30th, 2010

Concise yet comprehensive. Dozens of illustrations, photos, and maps. Smith has produced a book about the stunning May 1775 capture of the "Gibraltar of the North" that will appeal to local and visiting history buffs. A delightful combination of history and guide book. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Quite a Sightly Place: A Family Dairy Farm in Vermont by David Middleton - Book Review

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$29.95
ISBN: 9781933212913
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Published: Commonwealth Editions - July 1st, 2010

The Bromley family has been in the town of Danby nearly as long as my own. My father and Hugh grew up together and Joan was our beloved town librarian. Their farm is truly quite a sightly place and perhaps a final glimpse of the hard business of farming. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


John Winthrop

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ISBN: 9780195179811
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 31st, 2005

This great work effortlessly takes the reader from East Anglia to Massachusetts Bay, from the late Elizabethan era to the mid-17th century. Simultaneously the finest biography of Winthrop and one of the great history books about early New England. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Green Mountain Farm by Elliott Merrick - Book Review

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By Elliott Merrick, Lawrence Millman (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780881504354
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Published: Countryman Press - November 17th, 1999

This is my favorite book about Vermont! Beautiful, simple and often humorous, the Merricks find beauty, challenge and ultimately true happiness in the simplicity of their country life. FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


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