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Milton, VT 05468 United States

May 2017

Opening Reception: The History of Racing in Milton

May 3, 2017
7:00 pm

From the 1960s to the 1980s, Milton was a destination for racers from all over the U.S. and Canada with its dragstrip Milton Speedway and NASCAR-sanctioned oval track at Catamount Stadium. Supported by a grant from the Vermont Humanities Council, the Milton Historical Society and a member of the Shelburne Museum's curation staff have put together a special exhibit to celebrate this history. Read More »

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November 2017

Catching People’s Stories

November 1, 2017
7:00 pm
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This reflective talk by Vermont Folklife Center founder Jane Beck explores why people tell stories, what they mean to an individual, and examples of how they are used. Read More »

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March 2020

**POSTPONED** Vermont History through Song

March 21, 2020
2:00 pm
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Singer and researcher Linda Radtke, joined by pianist Cameron Steinmetz, brings Vermont history to life with engaging commentary about the songs found in the Vermont Historical Society's collection of sheet music. Read More »

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August 2020

Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping

August 5, 2020
7:00 pm
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Bill Mares, writer, and a beekeeper for 45 years, will tell of the origins and evolution of beekeeping, sometimes referred to as "farming for intellectuals," with a particular emphasis on his research in Vermont.  Read More »

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August 2021

Vermont History Through Song

August 4
7:00 pm
Suffragette standing before a banner

Singer and researcher Linda Radtke, joined by pianist Cameron Steinmetz, brings Vermont history to life with engaging commentary about the songs found in the Vermont Historical Society's collection of sheet music. Dressed in period costume and using the music Vermonters published and sang in their communities, Ms. Radtke guides listeners through our state’s history, from the earliest published song, “Green Mountain Farmer” (1798), through 1850 temperance ballads and Civil War era songs, to songs about Vermonters Calvin Coolidge, Thomas Dewey,… Read More »

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