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When the Bicycle Came to Vermont

February 5, 2020
7:00 pm

Ilsley Public Library
Image courtesy Glenn Eames

UVM professor Luis Vivanco explores the fascinating early history of the bicycle in Vermont, an invention that generated widespread curiosity when it arrived in the 1880s—helping spark important changes in industrial production, consumerism, road policies, gender relations, and cultural ideas.

Underwriter: University of Vermont Humanities Center

Series Underwriter: The Residence at Otter Creek

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Renee Ursitti
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Ilsley Public Library
75 Main St
Middlebury, VT 05753 United States
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