History

Learn about significant people and events in the history of Vermont and the surrounding region.

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On The Trail

Documentary about the Green Mountain Horse Association's 3-day, 100-mile race.

On The Trail

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A Vermont Romance

A Vermont Romance is 100 years old in 2016! The first feature film shot in Vermont.

A Vermont Romance

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Community At The Crossroads: Waterbury

Filmmaker Vince Franke with students from JSC document the town of Waterbury Vermont.

Community At The Crossroads: Waterbury

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Death in the Wilderness: A Love Story

A widow searches for body of Vermont Regiment solider killed in 1864 battle.

Death in the Wilderness: A Love Story

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History of Bolton Valley

A look at the past 50 years of skiing and riding at Bolton Valley.

History of Bolton Valley

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Life in Washington County

Combines the memories of 19 local residents and over 200 local historic photographs.

Life in Washington County

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Life In Addison County

Archival photos and interviews about local life and history of Vermont's Addison County.

Life In Addison County

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Black Canaries

Isolated, desperate, and haunted by his coal-stained birthright.

Black Canaries

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Land And Legacy Of An Art Colony

People who gathered in NH and VT around the Gilded Age sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens.

Land And Legacy Of An Art Colony

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Rooted: Cultivating Community in the Vermont Grange

Vermont members reminisce about growing up in the Grange “family.”

Rooted: Cultivating Community in the Vermont Grange

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The Story of Vermont's Quiet Digital Revolution

Story of the Vermont-built social media alternative "Front Porch Forum".

The Story of Vermont's Quiet Digital Revolution

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If Stone Could Speak

Stonecutters emigrated from Italy to Barre, VT, the "Granite Capital of the World."

If Stone Could Speak

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Forlorn Hope

Story of the June 18, 1864 charge of the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery Regiment.

Forlorn Hope

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New Hampshire Bindery

History of the New Hampshire Bindery building, a feature of downtown Concord.

New Hampshire Bindery

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Lomax

In 1941, folklorist Alan Lomax traveled to the Mississippi Delta to record an oral history

Lomax

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Built to Last

The Latchis Theatre Hotel in Brattleboro, still stands as an Art Deco building.

Built to Last

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Johnson: Stories from the Community

Combination of stories and history shared by the residents near Johnson State College.

Johnson: Stories from the Community

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The Northeast by Eastern

The exceptional backdrop of The Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co.'s photography.

The Northeast by Eastern

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In The Blood

A vivid world and brings the lumberman's 19th century reality to life.

In The Blood

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Voice of America

A profile of journalist and adventurer, Lowell Thomas.

Voice of America

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Thrills and Spills in the North Country

A look at the history of winter sport in the Northeast, including local businesses.

Thrills and Spills in the North Country

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Ski Sentinels

Captures the evolution and can do spirit of the National Ski Patrol.

Ski Sentinels

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Spirit of a Classic

Made in 1988 to celebrate Mad River's 40th Anniversary, and its founders.

Spirit of a Classic

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Passion For Snow

Explores a century of U.S. skiing and snow sports, with a focus on New Hampshire.

Passion For Snow

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Here Am I, Send Me: The Story of Jonathan Daniels

Keene, NH native deeply affected by the events of the civil rights movement.

Here Am I, Send Me: The Story of Jonathan Daniels

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The Maine Frontier: Through the Lens of Issac Walton Simpson

Family, work, community and culture in northern Maine at the turn-of-the-century.

The Maine Frontier: Through the Lens of Issac Walton Simpson

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Looking for Fletcher Wade Moses

Man travels from Montreal to France and Belgium to learn more about acquired WWI photos.

Looking for Fletcher Wade Moses

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Pauline Julien, Intimate and Political

Iconic Québec singer Pauline Julien and key moments in the province's history.

Pauline Julien, Intimate and Political

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The People's Forest

The dramatic story of how unlikely allies saved the White Mountains.

The People's Forest

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Root Hog Or Die

The cycle of the farming year in 1973 in hill towns across Western MA and Southern VT.

Root Hog Or Die

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Celia Thaxter's Island Garden

The recreated garden of Nineteenth century poet Celia Thaxter.

Celia Thaxter's Island Garden

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Speedway Maine

The history, heritage and culture of short track auto racing in Maine.

Speedway Maine

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Arcadia National Bar: From One Year To The Next

A southern Maine bar specializing in classic arcade and pinball games is profiled.

Arcadia National Bar: From One Year To The Next

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Vermont Distilled

Explores the evolution of the distillery industry in Vermont both pre and post prohibition

Vermont Distilled

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Wilderness and Spirit: A Mountain Called Katahdin

An exploration of Maine's "Great Mountain" and its impact on people.

Wilderness and Spirit: A Mountain Called Katahdin

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Women's Stories: A Short Film Showcase

A showcase of 5 short films from New England celebrating women's stories and perspectives.

Women's Stories: A Short Film Showcase

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In the Footsteps of Regina Jonas

Follow America’s pioneering women rabbis as they travel to learn more about Regina Jonas,

In the Footsteps of Regina Jonas

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The State of Marriage

How legend Mary Bonauto partnered with Vermont lawyers for marriage equality.

The State of Marriage

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First Light

The practice of the US government taking Native American children from their tribes.

First Light