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Westview Meadows at Montpelier

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171 Westview Meadows Rd
Montpelier, VT 05602 United States

April 2019

Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping

April 26
3:00 pm
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Beekeeping goes back 10,000 years, but bees have been much in the news recently. 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 »


June 2019

Above and Beyond: JFK and the U-2 Pilots During the Cuban Missile Crisis

June 14
3:00 pm
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he thirteen harrowing days of the Cuban Missile Crisis brought the world to the brink of nuclear disaster. Writer Michael Tougias recounts this tense chapter of history and explores how President Kennedy reached a decision on a course of action. Read More »

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