Vermont History

The Land of Milk and Honey: A History of Beekeeping in Vermont Cover Image
ISBN: 9781950584185
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Published: Green Place Books - January 14th, 2020

Land of Milk and Honey: A History of Vermont Beekeeping follows the trials and tribulations of beekeepers in Vermont. This dramatic history begins in the early 1800’s following the life and times of inspired beekeepers that are the advance guard of a line of notable beekeepers that is to stretch through the centuries into modern times.

Horse-Drawn Yogurt: Stories from Total Loss Farm, 2nd Revised Edition Cover Image
By Peter Gould, Bill Schubart (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781732743465
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Published: Green Writers Press - October 8th, 2019

Total Loss Farm in Guilford, Vermont, was and is a wordy place. Its hilly acres and flimsy buildings provided a refuge from a riven country, a place to grow paragraphs and stanzas, among the tilled rows of the market garden. Peter Gould’s first novel Burnt Toast was a youthful exploration of this mythic turf. Peter left the farm to pursue love and work.

Wetland, Woodland, Wildland: A Guide to the Natural Communities of Vermont, 2nd Edition Cover Image
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

Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks, and Radicals Moved to Vermont Cover Image
ISBN: 9780819579713
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Published: Wesleyan University Press - January 7th, 2020

Going Up the Country is part oral history, part nostalgia-tinged narrative, and part clear-eyed analysis of the multifaceted phenomena collectively referred to as the counterculture movement in Vermont.

Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom: Ethan Allen's Green Mountain Boys and the American Revolution Cover Image
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

Drunk in the Woods Cover Image
ISBN: 9781732266209
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Published: Green Writers Press - October 9th, 2018

“Sometimes,” Tony Whedon tells us in his brilliant new book, Drunk in the Woods, “I think there's such a thing as an alcoholic landscape.” With such clarity Whedon tells of his close-to-the-bone experiences of gardening, cutting wood, and exploring the back country of northern Vermont woven into a lively, sometimes harrowing personal narrative, providing a fresh perspective on how “livin

The Animal One Thousand Miles Long: Seven Lengths of Vermont and Other Adventures Cover Image
ISBN: 9781595348586
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Published: Trinity University Press - September 30th, 2018

The phrase "an animal a thousand miles miles long," attributed to Aristotle, refers to a sprawling body that cannot be seen in its entirety from a single angle, a thing too vast and complicated to be knowable as a whole.

Red Scare in the Green Mountains: The McCarthy Era in Vermont 1946-1960 Cover Image
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.

Breach of Trust Cover Image
ISBN: 9780997645873
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Published: Onion River Press - June 12th, 2018

"A masterful piece of work It is a story that ought not to be forgotten and I am very glad Dunn has been so diligent and determined to bring it to light"
JEFFREY AMESTOY, former Attorney General and retired Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court.

Wicked Vermont Cover Image
ISBN: 9781467138741
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Published: History Press - May 21st, 2018

Vermont is a picturesque landscape, but the idyllic setting hides a sometimes dark and desperate past. H.H. Holmes, America's first serial killer, may have been the University of Vermont's deadliest student. A Burlington resident made an empire partly by carrying contraband goods to and from Canada.

Living Mountain: A Vermont Story in Photos and Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780578202044
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Published: John H. Clarke - February 28th, 2018

After returning from Vietnam, the author follows his wife's lead, leaving the tumult of Boston for quiet woods on the spine of the Green Mountains. As they are learning to manage the challenges of life 14 miles from the nearest store and stoplight, they turn to each other. As parents, kids and grandkids return to live on an old farm, they gather what they need from each other.

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