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Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: Behind and Beyond the Black Snake - Gary Shattuck 08/16/2015

The story behind the 1808 killing of three men at the Ethan Allen Homestead sponsored by the actions of several Burlington area professional men who associated with the killers and then sought to keep their involvement secret.

 

 

Gary Shattuck is a historian, former federal prosecutor, and author of the definitive book on the event, Insurrection, Corruption & Murder in Early Vermont: Life on the Wild Northern Frontier. Gary Shattuck presents information concerning both the murders and additional background on the sponsors of this horrendous crime.

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

Howard Coffin: VT and the Union Victory 08/09/2015

Civil War Historian, Howard Coffin, discusses Vermont's role in the Union Victory, American Precision Museum.

Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: Good Dirt 07/19/2015

American and Korean performance artists partner up for an amalgamation of movement, music and text meant for rural settings. Presented by the Agnes Table theater collective.                    

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

Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: The Historic Center of UVM 07/19/2015

Professor emeritus William Averyt discusses the growth of UVM around the Green, from Ira Allen's early project to create a university for the Republic of Vermont in the 1780s, up to the present. In addition to some of the more familiar buildings on campus, Professor Averyt looks at some of the lesser known structures such as the long-disappeared President's House and the Catlin-Johnson House.

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

Ethan Allen Homestead Director, Corbett Torrence 07/16/2015

Director of the Ethan Allen Homestead, Corbett Torrence, shares his backgound, events and vision for the Ethan Allen Homestead.  The Homestead provides a genuine slice of 18th century life and an intimate look at Vermont's most colorful - and controversial founders.

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

Vermont Historical Society, Battle of Hubbardton 07/11/2015

VHS 2nd Saturday, Bruce Venter, Historian.

Sandy Baird Commentary: The Fourth of July 07/09/2015

Community activist and lawyer, Sandy Baird offers commentary on "The Fourth of July."

Conversations From The Open Road 07/02/2015

From the website: "Conversations From the Open Road is a Road-Trip to experience our world in a meaningful way. We are a citizen-journalism, media crew probing the challenging issues and individual stories in our communities." The Bayous crew visited the Channel 17 studios to talk about their recent trip to Lousiana.

Burlington Peace and Justice: A Participatory Reading of Frederick Douglass’ “The Meaning of the 4th of July for the Negro” 07/02/2015

The Burlington Peace & Justice Center presents a Participatory Reading of Frederick Douglass’ “The Meaning of the 4th of July for the Negro" on the 163rd anniversary (July 5, 1852) at Burlington City Hall. As a community event, they invite you to reconsider the meaning of freedom and racial justice through a historical lens as we celebrate our nation’s Independence Day. Copies of the speech will be provided and audience members are encouraged to partake in the shared reading of this influential speech.  

For more information or to be involved in the planning as a community member, group or organization please contact Kyle at 863-2345 ext 6 or program@pjcvt.org or kyle@pjcvt.org. Everyone welcome. Click here for the medium version of the speech (this is the version we will be reading at this event).

Sandy Baird Commentary: Sandy Baird Commentary: A Trip to America 06/29/2015

Community activist and lawyer, Sandy Baird offers commentary on "A Trip to America."

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