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Become a Member of The BHS!

We have discovered a meteoric rise in the number of people following the Brattleboro Historical Society’s social media sites. Currently, thousands of people are daily likely to view our postings of Brattleboro history. Would you consider becoming a member of the Brattleboro Historical Society? Yearly membership is $25.00. Membership benefits include receiving our newsletter. We […]

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We Have a Winner!

We had over 50 answers and many questions about this car. We had 3 correct submissions and will be awarding a free one year membership to the Brattleboro Historical Society to each of the winners. They are: William Sullivan – Chief Engineer at JVC Broadcasting of South Florida He studied at Vermont Technical College Went […]

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This Week in Brattleboro History: Charles Wood and the Circus

In 1820 Charles Wood was born in Centreville. Who knew he would join the circus, work with the 1st lion tamer to place his head inside a lion’s mouth and finish his career with P.T. Barnum? Here’s his story…

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This Week in Brattleboro History: Maple Syrup & Sugar

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This Week in Brattleboro History: The Flood of ’36

81 years ago this week the largest flood in recorded Brattleboro history struck our town. Here’s the story…

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This Week in Brattleboro History: Mary Shiminski, I Love You

“In 1974 Mary Shiminski broke up with her boyfriend, Bert Salva. What followed inspired poetry, art and song. Here’s the story…” Keene Sentinel link www.sentinelsource.com/news/local/a-…1436d780.html

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BHS Podcast e84 – Starting at quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, Brattleboro’s Joe Shield

According to the website Fansided, Vermont’s greatest college quarterback of all time is Brattleboro’s Joe Shield. Here’s his story…  

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Winter in Brattleboro: It was Cold and Snowy Back in the Day, too!

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The Brattleboro & Vernon Dam Part II: Another Dam Story

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This Week in Brattleboro History: Ethan and Ira Allen at the VASS conference

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Gordon Haywood Discussion of his New Book about Latchis

Gordon Haywood is speaking at the History Center, Friday evening 12/2, to discuss his new book about the Latches family and building. 6:30PM At the BHS History Center on Main St.

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This Week in Brattleboro History

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BHS Podcast e76 – Interview with Historical Society President John Carnahan

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BHS Podcast e75 – This Week in Brattleboro History – Hinsdale Raceway

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BHS Podcast e74 – This Week in Brattleboro History – Wells Fountain

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