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Red Brick Schoolhouse

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12 North Bridgewater Rd
Bridgewater, VT 05034 United States

May 2020

**POSTPONED** Vermont Women and the Civil War

May 10
2:00 pm
Red Brick Schoolhouse, Bridgewater
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“Vermont women enlisted for the duration.” So said a Vermont historian assessing the war years 1861-1865. Vermont’s remarkable Civil War battlefield record is well documented, but little is known of how Vermont women sustained the home front. Historian Howard Coffin explains, with nearly 35,000 of the state’s able-bodied men at war, how women took on farming, worked in factories, served as nurses in the state's military hospitals, and more. Read More »

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** POSTPONED** “These Old Tunes are Good Enough for Me”: Harold Luce, the Story of a Vermont Fiddler

May 24
2:00 pm
Red Brick Schoolhouse, Bridgewater
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Harold “Chuck” Luce (1918-2014) grew up in Chelsea, and would become one of the premier traditional “Yankee” fiddlers of his generation. Adam Boyce, one of Luce’s many pupils, shares photos, audio recordings, and personal recollections of Harold, and also plays a few favorite tunes that he learned from him. Read More »

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September 2020

“These Old Tunes are Good Enough for Me”: Harold Luce, the Story of a Vermont Fiddler

September 27
2:00 pm
Red Brick Schoolhouse, Bridgewater
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Harold “Chuck” Luce (1918-2014) grew up in Chelsea, and would become one of the premier traditional “Yankee” fiddlers of his generation. Adam Boyce, one of Luce’s many pupils, shares photos, audio recordings, and personal recollections of Harold, and also plays a few favorite tunes that he learned from him. Read More »

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