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

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August 13, 2022: 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.


August 13, 2022
11:00 am
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Jamison Lerner
(585) 991-8660


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