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Monkton Fire Station

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3747 States Prison Hollow Rd
Monkton, VT 05469 United States

August 2016

The Many Meanings of Maple

August 15, 2016
7:00 pm
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Champlain College professor Michael Lange will discuss how and why maple has become so important to Vermont’s identity, and how and why it helps us shape who we are as Vermonters. Read More »

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October 2017

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

October 16, 2017
7:00 pm
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Fiddler Adam Boyce portrays Charles Ross 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 »

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September 2018

Vermont vs. Hollywood: 100 Years of Vermont in Film

September 17, 2018
7:00 pm
Image from Way Down East film

Vermont has been a featured location in Hollywood movies for nearly a century. Amanda Kay Gustin of the Vermont Historical Society will provide background and share clips ranging chronologically from 1919’s Way Down East to 2005’s Thank You for Smoking. Read More »

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September 2019

Kitchen Tunks and Parlor Songs

September 16, 2019
7:00 pm
Image of men playing fiddles in a circle

Mark Greenberg discusses collecting oral histories in Vermont and examines how earlier music survived in the twentieth century and how it was affected by social and technological developments. Read More »

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September 2020

*DIGITAL* Indian Wars of New England

September 21
7:00 pm
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Michael Tougias offers a slide lecture on the conflicts between New England's Native Americans and colonists. Tougias takes the audience on a historic journey from the Pilgrims' first arrival in New England to the closing days of the French and Indian War, as the colonists and Indians fought for control of New England. Read More »

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