Vermont Historical Society Library Collections
Vermont Historical Society librarian Paul Carnahan highlighted items in the library, including Calvin Coolidge’s photo album, a… read more
Vermont Historical Society librarian Paul Carnahan highlighted items in the library, including Calvin Coolidge’s photo album, a collection of Civil War photography from George Houghton, a rare first edition copy of Vermont’s Revolutionary War Hero Ethan Allen’s Reason, the Only Oracle of Man and more.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
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Vermont Historical Society Collections
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