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

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

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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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BHS Podcast e73 – This Week in Brattleboro History – Jacob Estey & the early Estey Organ Company

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BHS Podcast e72 – This Week in Brattleboro History – First Peoples, Part II, with Rich Holschuh

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BHS Podcast e71 – This Week in Brattleboro History – First Peoples, Part I

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BHS Podcast E70 – This Week in Brattleboro History – First Columbus Day

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BHS Podcast 69 – This Week in Brattleboro History – President Taft, Thank You Ma’ams and Fustian

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This Week in Brattleboro History – Origins of the American Legion Post 5 Band

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