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A Country Becomes a State

When this state joined the union, it was already operating as its own country – and no, I’m not talking about Texas.  It’s a fascinating…

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A Place Called Hildene

Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky and lived most of his adult years in Illinois.  But where did future generations of the Lincolns reside.  Most…

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The Son of a President

Being the son of a U.S. president has its perks.  However, it does provide a very high bar of achievement for that second generation.  Which…

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The Little Giant

Abraham Lincoln led the country through the Civil War…but it was this man who defeated him for the senate just two years prior.  We’ll go…

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Vermont’s Only National Park

You’ve heard of Yellowstone and Yosemite, but try naming the State of Vermont’s only national park… SharePrintEmail

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A Place Called Hildene

Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky and lived most of his adult years in Illinois. But where did future generations of the Lincolns reside? Most…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast Presidents Vermont

The Son of a US President

Being the son of a U.S. president has its perks. However, it does provide a very high bar of achievement for that second generation. Which…

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Vermont’s National Park

You’ve heard of Yellowstone and Yosemite, but try naming Vermont’s only National Park….. SharePrintEmail

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The Father of Modern Conservation

Many farms today use terraces, waterways and conservation tillage to protect soil and water. However, few people today can tell you the man who’s revolutionary…

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President Chester Arthur

Most Americans can name several men who have served as president of the United States. It’s a fair bet, most won’t name Chester Arthur. So,…

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Best of 2009: Vermont Cow Power

It’s called Cow Power, a program that produces renewable energy from dairy cattle. It’s such a good idea that Vermont utility customers are volunteering to…

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The Birthplace of Stephen Douglas

Abraham Lincoln led the country through the Civil War, but it was this man who defeated him for the Senate two years earlier. We’ll go…

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Vermont’s Only National Park

You’ve heard of Yellowstone and Yosemite, but try naming the State of Vermont’s only national park….. SharePrintEmail

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The Marsh, Billings, Rockafeller National Historic Park

Many farms today use terraces, waterways and conservation tillage to protect soil and water. However, few people can tell you the man who’s revolutionary book…

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