Forests and Frontiers

Forests and Frontiers

Forests and Frontiers Vermont’s extensive old-growth forests drew representatives from the King’s Navy looking for mast trees. What can their map of timber resources tell us about our relationship to the land, how Vermont defined itself, and how history is...
Forests and Frontiers

Forests and Frontiers Transcript

Forests and Frontiers Transcript Back to Forests and Frontiers episode. David Paganelli: Our forests relative to the forests that are depicted on this map, which. Which might have been 200 years old or 300 years old from our forests. Seldom are that old. Or forests...
Canal Fever Transcript

Canal Fever Transcript

Canal Fever Transcript Back to Canal Fever episode. Art Cohn: Every one of those communities that could see the success of the canal. Read about the success of the canal. We want one. If it could work over there, it can work over here. Why not? We’ve got water....
Canal Fever

Canal Fever

Canal Fever In the summer of 1829, three Army surveyors created a map exploring a potential canal route that would have connected Lake Champlain and the Connecticut River. “Canal Fever” was gripping the region, with the success of the Erie Canal. But this...
Canal Fever Transcript

Call it a New Life Transcript

Call it a New Life Transcript Back to Call it a New Life episode. Christine Scales: This is the 1890s creamery. And it’s set up as it would have been set up in 1890.  Ryan Newswanger: We’re at the Billings Farm and Museum in Woodstock. We’re visiting with...