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Goodrich Memorial Library

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Newport, VT 05855 United States

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July 2018

The Old Country Fiddler: Charles Ross Taggart, Vermont’s Traveling Entertainer

July 2
2:00 pm
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Having grown up in Topsham, Vermont, Charles Ross Taggart went on to a forty-year career performing in countless stage shows across the country. Fiddler Adam Boyce portrays Mr. Taggart near the end of his career, circa 1936, sharing recollections of his life and career interspersed with live fiddling and humorous sketches. Read More »


Rosie’s Mom: Forgotten Women of the First World War

July 5
2:00 pm
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One hundred years ago, a full generation before Rosie the Riveter, women rolled up their sleeves and entered war industries where they had never been welcome before. Historian Carrie Brown explores how these women helped shape the work that their more famous daughters would do in the next World War. Read More »

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