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

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July 13: 7:00 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:
July 13
Time:
7:00 pm
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Organizer

Georgeana Little
Email:
rgtle@stoweaccess.com

Venue

Warner Lodge
49 School Street
Jeffersonville, 05464-8924
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