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Roundtable Discussion: Royal Tyler

Roundtable Discussion: Royal TylerRoyall Tyler, the most important area author of the Federalist era, will be the subject of this year’s Brattleboro Words Project exhibit at this year’s Brattleboro Literary Festival, and will be the focus of the Project’s monthly...

Preserving History in Brattleboro

In Downtown Brattleboro Preserving History  (September 28, 2018)  Unique, rare, important and humorous historical treasures and archival collections reside within Windham County’s numerous historical societies, public libraries and museums.  The Brattleboro Words...

Here We Are with guest Stephanie Greene

Here We Are with guest Stephanie GreeneStephanie Greene is an author, free-lance writer, and VPR commentator who grew up here in Brattleboro. She is on the the organizing committee OF the Brattleboro Literary Festival and is hosting the “Vermont Voices” events. She is...

Check this out!: Rudyard Kipling at The Scott Farm, July 12.

Check this out!: Rudyard Kipling at The Scott Farm, July 12. July 11, 2018: Okay, so the flesh-and-blood author is not appearing at Scott Farm. That would be impressive. The Brattleboro Words Project has the next best thing. Author Chuck Fish hosts a round table...

Words Project: Roundtable Discussion

Naulakha, Dummerston Kipling Discussion 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...

MILES: Placemaking Goes Mobile in Downtown Brattleboro

In Downtown BrattleboroPlacemaking Goes MobileAt 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...

‘Words Project’ promotes history of Windham County

VTDigger‘Words Project’ promotes history of Windham CountyDid you know that the first United States edition of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” was printed in Brattleboro? Or that the author of the first known poem by an African-American lived in...

Coalition focuses on words in Brattleboro

Lissa Weinmann, Sandy Rouse, Arlene Distler, Joe Rivers and William Edelglass (from left to right) discussed how the Words Project will work with the community to produce walking, biking and driving audio tours on a website to bring the cultural history of...