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Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: Willard Sterne Randall - Burgoyne's March 06/08/2014

Acclaimed biographer Willard Sterne Randall presents 'Burgoyne's March' during the Saratoga Campaign. This invasion, during the early days of the American Revolution, played a critical role in securing the necessary foreign support that would help deliver the eventual American victory.

 

For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead Museum at www.ethanallenhomestead.org or call 802.865-4556

Local Media Show: Educational Access 06/03/2014

Host Lauren-Glenn Davitian talks with Scott Campitelli, Executive Director of RETN about educational access, IPad teacher training, statewide access networks, and the future of community media.

Essex Memorial Day Parade 05/24/2014

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 together to honor those men and women who served our country.

Essex Memorial Day Service 05/23/2014

The annual Memorial Service for Veterans coordinated by the Essex Memorial Day Committee.  Program includes Color Guard, Procession of Grand Marshalls.

Preservation Burlington: Preservation Burlington Homes Tour 05/22/2014

Host Ron Wanamaker speaks with Rebecca Reese, Preservation Burlington board member, about the Preservation Burlington Homes Tour. Monthly call in show hosted by Preservation Burlington.

Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: Historical Treasures in Your Backyard 05/18/2014

UVM Special Collections director Jeffrey Marshall discusses some of the treasures in its archives dealing with early Vermont, including the Allen Family. Learn how they might use these documents to do historical research.

For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead Museum at www.ethanallenhomestead.org or call 802.865-4556

2014 Essex Memorial Day Preview 05/09/2014

Ed Von Sitas, member of the Essex Memorial Day Parade Committee and a Vietnam Veteran, speaks with Grand Marshall George W. Bergin, Navy Senior Chief, Korean Veteran, and Ed Daudelin, Committee Member and Commander of VFW Post 6689 on their service and the plans for the Essex Memorial Day Service and Parade. The 2014 Theme is 'All Gave Some - Some Gave All'.  Memorial Service will be held on Friday, May 23rd, 7:00pm in the Essex Congregational Church.  Parade starts at 10am on Saturday, May 24th through the Essex Five corners. 

Positively Vermont: Vermont Game Wardens 05/05/2014

Host Dennis McMahon speaks with Chad Barrett, Senior Vermont State Game Warden and Vice-President of the Vermont Game Warden Association. More information: www.vtfishandwildlife.com 

Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: The Surprising Histories of Common Garden Vegetables 04/27/2014

"Wolf Peaches, Poisoned Peas, and Madame Pompadour's Underwear: The Surprising Histories of Common Garden Vegetables".  Spring will come, and with it planting season! Many of us look at vegetables as side dishes and simple food items, but vegetables have a hidden history that reveals a major role in human events. Local scientist and author Rebecca Rupp shares some of the lesser known origins, historical legends and stories behind common garden vegetables.

For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead Museum at www.ethanallenhomestead.org or call 802.865-4556

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