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Vermont, 1800 and Froze to Death: The Cold Year of 1816

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March 20: 2:00 pm

1816 has long been known as the year without summer. Vermonters still call it “1800 and Froze to Death,” a year of frosts every month, dark skies, and mysterious lights that caused a widespread belief that a higher power was displeased. In this talk, historian Howard Coffin includes scores of anecdotes on the dark year of failed crops, scarce food, and religious revival.

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Date:
March 20
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2:00 pm
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Organizer

Deana Mallory
Phone:
(802) 447-1571
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Venue

Bennington Museum
75 Main St
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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(802) 447-1571
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