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**POSTPONED**From Skiffs to Sail Ferries: The Story of Vermont’s Small-Boat Traditions

April 1, 2020
7:00 pm

Salisbury Congregational Church
Photo of historical boat scene
Please note: this event has been postponed due to concerns around the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We are working with the event hosts to find a new date.

The stories of Vermont naval history and commercial shipping have been well documented by generations of historians. However, the traditions of small-boat building from throughout our state have remained untold. The bulk of our historic boat-building traditions involves Vermonters building their own boats, whether for pleasure or commercial use. The historical record illuminating this subject resides today mostly in family stories and photo collections. In this slide presentation, Douglas Brooks shares his research on these traditions, and his work in recreating some of these historic vessels.


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Abby Adams
(802) 897-2647


Salisbury Congregational Church
857 Maple Street
Salisbury, VT 05769 United States
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