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 to the home of the man known as the little giant…

Vermont’s Only National Park

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

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 people don’t know it was in this beautiful stretch of mountains far from Abraham’s Midwestern roots…..

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 presidential child did the best? It might just be the son of one of the nation’s greatest presidents…..

Vermont’s National Park

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

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 book help spur people to action…..

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, today we’ll fill in the holes for a man many folks don’t even know was once the man in charge of country…

Best of 2009: Vermont Cow Power

cowpowerIt’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 pay more to support it…

The Birthplace of Stephen Douglas

stephendouglasAbraham 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 to the home of the man known as the “little giant…”

Vermont’s Only National Park

marsh1You’ve heard of Yellowstone and Yosemite, but try naming the State of Vermont’s only national park…..

The Marsh, Billings, Rockafeller National Historic Park

marsh2Many 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 helped spur people to action…..