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Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: Hamilton - The Play, The Man, and The Music 07/17/2016

Soldier, Statesman, Economist, Constitutional Scholar, and Star in his own musical? Alexander Hamilton remains one of America's most controversial founding fathers.
Join us as Hamilton biographer Professor Willard Sterne Randall presents on the Founding Father behind the smash Broadway hit.

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Conversations with KMO 07/11/2016

Islam! Simplification without falsification. KMO talks to Dermot O'Connor about the misconceptions towards Islam.

Stump the Chumps: STUMP THE CHUMPS! 06/29/2016

"Stump the Chumps" -- one of Channel 17's most popular programs ever -- returns on June 29, 2016. Test your knowledge of Chittenden County history and see if you have what it takes to Stump the Chumps! 

Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: Pumpkins, Parsnips, Potatoes, and… Violets - Tales of Early American Vegetables 06/26/2016

What grew – or didn’t grow – in early American gardens? Why or why not?

Rebecca Rupp, author of How Carrots Won the Trojan War, discusses the ups and downs of our ancestors’ garden choices – among them the under-appreciated turnip, now Vermont’s official state vegetable.

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Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: Ethan Allen Day Celebration 06/23/2016

In recognition of his efforts on behalf of Vermont Frontiersmen, the State of Vermont has declared June 23rd, 2016 "Ethan Allen Day." Governor Peter Shumlin, in accordance with the Board of Trustees at the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum, has proclaimed June 23 to be the first annual Ethan Allen Day in Vermont. On this day in 1775, the Continental Congress honored Ethan Allen at Independence Hall in Philadelphia for his courageous actions at Fort Ticonderoga. Allen was commissioned a Lieutenant Colonel of the Green Mountain Regiment, one of the first regiments of the Continental Army of the United States.

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Preservation Burlington: Preservation Burlington Educational Program for Students 06/23/2016

Rebecca Reese, President of Preservation Burlington, and Liisa Reimann, education committee chair and co-host, talk about the Preservation Burlington Educational Program for Students and how it is used to teach future preservationists.

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Liisa Reimann Rivera - Originally from England, Liisa has lived in Burlington since 2006. She earned her Master's in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont and is a principal with Blue Brick Preservation. Liisa lives in a 1954 ranch house, whose historic wooden windows she thinks are of a genius design seldom seen since, in Burlington's New North End. Liisa's passions include historic industrial buildings, firehouses and little-known builder-architects of the vernacular landscape.

Ron Wanamaker - Ron has been a member of the Board since 2007 and has served as Vice President and President. A passionate preservationist, he continues to serve on the Education Committee for Preservation Burlington and is also a member of Burlington’s Design Advisory Board. A contractor since 1988, he has lived and worked in Burlington since 1998 and managed Wanamaker Restoration as well as Champlain Valley Millworks.

Nuclear Free Future: Obama in Hiroshima - Nuclear Waste Watchdog Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear Discusses Historic Visit 06/03/2016

Kevin Kamps, Nuclear Waste Watchdog of Beyond Nuclear, discusses President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima 71 years after US atomic bomb dropped on the Japanese city.

For more information about Kevin Kamps and Beyond Nuclear: www.beyondnuclear.org

Sandy Baird Commentary: The New and Old Cuba/U.S. Tie 06/03/2016

Community activist and lawyer Sandy Baird offers commentary on the new and old Cuba/US tie.

Essex Memorial Day Parade 2016 05/28/2016

Essex Memorial Day Parade Committee is proud to be the sponsor of the Annual Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Service. The event brings the community of Essex Junction and Essex Town together to honor those men and women who served our country.

For more information visit: Essex Memorial Day Parade

Preservation Burlington: June Homes Tour 05/26/2016

Guest Matt Viens, Preservation Burlington Homes Tour Chair, discusses the June Homes Tour.

More information on Preservation Burlington

Liisa Reimann Rivera - Originally from England, Liisa has lived in Burlington since 2006. She earned her Master's in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont and is a principal with Blue Brick Preservation. Liisa lives in a 1954 ranch house, whose historic wooden windows she thinks are of a genius design seldom seen since, in Burlington's New North End. Liisa's passions include historic industrial buildings, firehouses and little-known builder-architects of the vernacular landscape.

Ron Wanamaker - Ron has been a member of the Board since 2007 and has served as Vice President and President. A passionate preservationist, he continues to serve on the Education Committee for Preservation Burlington and is also a member of Burlington’s Design Advisory Board. A contractor since 1988, he has lived and worked in Burlington since 1998 and managed Wanamaker Restoration as well as Champlain Valley Millworks.

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