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*DIGITAL* The Counterculture’s Impact on Vermont and Vermont’s Influence on the Counterculture Generation
Goodrich Memorial Library
In the late 1960s and ’70s, thousands of young migrants, largely from the cities and suburbs of New York and Massachusetts, turned their backs on the establishment of the 1950s and moved to the back woods, small towns and cities of rural Vermont, transforming the state while being transformed themselves.
Yvonne Daley is a longtime journalist with the Rutland Herald and is the author of Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks and Radicals Moved to Vermont.
Photo courtesy Vermont Historical Society