Send Me a Box

Send Me a Box

Send Me a Box We examine some of the products that people have mailed to and from Vermont, from maple syrup to complete houses and almost everything in between. Download the Episode Subscribe to the Show This Episode’s Featured Object: Civil War Letters Sent...
Vermont on the Silver Screen

Vermont on the Silver Screen

Vermont on the Silver Screen From A Vermont Romance to Funny Farm, our state has been featured in films for over a century. What are the myths that Hollywood creates about our lives in Vermont? And what are the myths that we create ourselves? Image of Kenneth...
Green Up Day

Green Up Day

Green Up Day Vermont’s Green Up Day celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. In 1970, the day featured closed interstate highways, coerced schoolchildren, and shouted encouragement from a buzzing Cessna.  Download the Episode Subscribe to the Show This...
The Long Enough Trail

The Long Enough Trail

The Long Enough Trail Stories from those who founded, hiked, and loved Vermont’s Long Trail, including the first women to through-hike the “footpath in the wilderness” in 1927. Download the Episode Subscribe to the Show This Episode’s Featured...
Princes and Free Men

Princes and Free Men

Princes and Free Men It’s well-known that Vermont is one of the whitest states in the Union. And so the stories of African American Vermonters can sometimes get forgotten, no matter how important they have been to our state’s and our nation’s history. Mural of Martin...
After the Crossing

After the Crossing

After the Crossing Many different groups of people, from many different continents, have helped build our state. But from the 19th century through 2019, the stories of immigrants have largely been excluded from the popular image of Vermont. Color illustration of...