Vermont Humanities
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Justin Morgan’s Horse: Making an American Myth

All Morgan horses today trace their lineage back to a single horse: a mystery stallion named Figure, owned by singing teacher Justin Morgan in the late 18th century.

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Vermont vs. Hollywood: 100 Years of Vermont in Film

Amanda Gustin discusses Vermont’s portrayal in Hollywood movies over the past century, reflecting both the state’s and the country’s history.

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Amanda Gustin

Amanda has studied military, religious, and women’s history in the medieval period and nineteenth-century America, and is the Public Programs Coordinator at the Vermont Historical Society.