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Vermont History

Vermont Firsts and Other Claims to Fame Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781467146197
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Published: History Press - November 2nd, 2020

Vermont may be small in population, but it looms large with innovation. The state constitution was the first in America to ban slavery, provide for universal male suffrage and establish a system for publicly funded education. Ethan Allen captured Fort Ticonderoga for America's First Victory.


Abandoned Vermont: Dishevelment in the Green Mountains (America Through Time) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781634992251
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Published: America Through Time - July 27th, 2020

From forsaken farms to lost towns, Vermont is filled with remnants of our past. Take any winding, dirt road through the picturesque Green Mountains and you'll soon come across a house or an old mill left to the elements. Abandoned Vermont: Dishevelment in the Green Mountains explores these locations in depth, with photography from ten different places around the state.


Wetland, Woodland, Wildland: A Guide to the Natural Communities of Vermont, 2nd Edition Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780977251735
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Published: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department - November 18th, 2019

Co-published by The Vermont Fish & Widlife Department, The Nature Conservancy, and Vermont Land Trust--a revised and updated 2nd edition


Northern Vermont in the War of 1812 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781467141697
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Published: History Press - August 19th, 2019

Vermont played a critical role in the War of 1812. Burlington was a significant military base and harbor for American vessels, but history isn't just about the larger hubs of activity. From Swanton to Isle La Motte, many smaller communities in northern Ve.


Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom: Ethan Allen's Green Mountain Boys and the American Revolution Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781416599562
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 21st, 2019

The myth and the reality of Ethan Allen and the much-loved Green Mountain Boys of Vermont—a “surprising and interesting new account…useful, informative reexamination of an often-misunderstood aspect of the American Revolution” (Booklist).

In the “highly recommended” (Library Journal) Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom, Wren overt


Snowboarding in Southern Vermont: From Burton to the Us Open Cover Image
$35.99
ISBN: 9781540236906
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Published: History Press Library Editions - November 26th, 2018

During the 1980s and 1990s, the "Manchester and the Mountains" area of Vermont was the epicenter of the fledgling sport of snowboarding. With the presence of Burton Snowboards, the U.S. Open Championships and one of the earliest machine-built halfpipes at Stratton Mountain, the local population led the vanguard as the sport ventured from the fringe to mainstream.


Classic Diners of Vermont Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781467140126
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Published: History Press - October 29th, 2018

In the land of mountains, milk and maple syrup, community is culture. Hear the stories of diner owners and their regulars.


Green Mountain Opium Eaters: A History of Early Addiction in Vermont Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781467136945
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Published: History Press - June 5th, 2017

The green mountains, lush valleys and riotous fall colors of idyllic nineteenth-century Vermont masked a sinister underbelly. By 1900, the state was in the throes of a widespread opium epidemic that saw more than 3.3 million doses of the drug being distributed to inhabitants each and every month.


Red Scare in the Green Mountains: The McCarthy Era in Vermont 1946-1960 Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781578690077
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Published: Rootstock Publishing - July 25th, 2018

What happened in Vermont when the anti-Communist fear known as the "Red Scare" swept the country? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Rick Winston explores some forgotten history as we see how a small, rural "rock-ribbed Republican" state with a historically libertarian streak handled the hysteria of the time.


Shays' Settlement in Vermont: A Story of Revolt and Archaeology Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781625859501
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Published: History Press - August 21st, 2017

The ruins of Daniel Shays's fortified settlement reveal the hidden story of the famous rebellion.


The ruins of Daniel Shays's fortified settlement reveal the hidden story of the famous rebellion. Shays and the Regulators founded the se.


Hidden History of Vermont Cover Image
By Mark Bushnell, Tom Slayton (Foreword by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781625859006
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Published: History Press - November 13th, 2017

A look back on the riveting history of Vermont, featuring stories from the American Revolution and the summoning of spirits.


Vermont's history is marked by fierce independence, generosity of spirit and the saga of human life along its.


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