Placemaking Goes Mobile in Brattleboro
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Placemaking Goes Mobile

At the crack of dawn on a Friday morning, a trailer rolls down the street and maneuvers into a parking spot in the middle of Brattleboro’s Main Street. The sides of the unassuming trailer, proclaimed: “Lucy Speaks” and depicted an African American woman in 1700s dress. The back door slid down and passersby began venturing up the ramp to learn more. Later, a storyteller would recite a poem and Marlboro College’s students would perform an intense dance about this enigmatic “Lucy.” A crowd was gathering…