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“Reading” Places: Art, Architecture, and Gravestones in Early Vermont

October 11
2:00 pm

Varnum Memorial Library
Image of a Vermont graveyard

In developing their towns, early Vermont settlers created a wide range of things that spoke to their values, backgrounds, skills, and cultural attitudes. Their architecture, gravestones, furniture, ironwork, paintings, pottery, and textiles are evocative of specific people, places, and situations. This lecture and slide presentation by William Hosley demonstrates how art and artifacts can be used to understand historical experience while surveying the extraordinary visual allure of historic Vermont.


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Christy Liddy
(802) 644-2117


Varnum Memorial Library
194 Main St
Jeffersonville, VT 05464 United States
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