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

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August 13: 11:00 am

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:
August 13
Time:
11:00 am
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Organizer

Jamison Lerner
Phone:
(585) 991-8660

Venue

East Poultney Green
1529 E Main St
Poultney, VT 05764 United States
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