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September 2017

Eliza Marsh’s Book of Sentiments

September 24
3:00 pm
Rokeby Museum, Ferrisburgh

Brandon resident Eliza Marsh had an unusual hobby: she collected the autographs of leading abolitionists in the 1840s. Historian Kevin Thornton discovered her project—though her book has disappeared—and will share his research on her life and labor. $2 program only or free with Museum admission. Read More »

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Burlington Rising: Fufu Demo with Schkinah

September 24
4:00 pm
Fletcher Free Library, Burlington

Not formally a bread, fufu is a staple of the Congolese diet. It is eaten with everything from breakfast to dinner. Learn more about the DR Congolese culture and foods in this hands-on demo. Read More »

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October 2017

An Abolitionist Family Photo Album: Jeff Howlett

October 8
10:00 am
Rokeby Museum, Ferrisburgh

Photographer Jeff Howlett has perfected the art of making tintypes — early photographs made on small rectangles of metal. He’ll be here offering his services and showing folks how it was done in the old days. Come and have your picture made! Tintypes $50 each. Read More »

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