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Saturday Words Workshops (Jan 19—Feb 29)

Semi-Regular Saturday Words Workshops At 118 Elliot in Brattleboro January—February dates Why? For Brattleboro Words Project Community Researchers (and those interested in volunteering with the Project) to collaborate with members of the Project’s Production Team. Ask...

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Book Sale Benefit 1/25/2020 11AM-5PM

Saturday January 25 11AM to 5PM at 118 Elliot 118 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301 A book sale of fiction, nonfiction, art books, signed and rare books—all to benefit the publication of Brattleboro: A Print Town, a book on Brattleboro’s printing and publishing...

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Saturday Words Workshops

Semi-Regular Saturday Words Workshops At 118 Elliot in Brattleboro Why? For Brattleboro Words Project Community Researchers (and those interested in volunteering with the Project) to collaborate with members of the Project’s Production Team. Ask questions, get...

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The Roundtable Discussion Series: Meddling Mrs. Nichols

Thursday December 12, 6-7PM at Brooks Memorial Library 224 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301 Free Mid-19th century Brattleboro resident Clarina Howard Nichols was no stranger to controversy. She was one of the first female newspaper editors in the nation, and as a...

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A Weekend of Events Celebrate “Something About Mary”

The Governor of Vermont has proclaimed October 17, 2019 to be “Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Day,”  starting an entire weekend of events celebrating local history and words as part of the Brattleboro Literary Festival, a principal partner in the Brattleboro Words Project....

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April Roundtable: Robert Frost’s Time at Marlboro College

Thursday, April 18, 6:00PM at 118 Elliot 118 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, VT In a nod to National Poetry Month, Landmark College professor and Robert Frost scholar Daniel Toomey will discuss Frost’s ties to Marlboro College for the Brattleboro Words Project’s monthly...

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VPR: Brattleboro Words Trail and Lovecraft

Stephanie Greene on Vermont Public Radio: Lovecraft in Guilford VPR contributor Stephanie Greene talks about the Brattleboro Words Trail project, and the roundtable on H.P. Lovecraft and place-based learning. 

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National Endowment for Humanities

Our project was awarded a multi-year National Endowment for the Humanities matching grant to help connect today’s citizens to the stories behind the places we share.