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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...

Words Project debuts unique mobile museum with ‘Lucy Speaks’

Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 2:39 pm By Lissa Weinmann, Special to the Reformer BRATTLEBORO — "People, Places and the History of Words in Brattleboro, Vermont" will debut its unique Mobile Interactive Literary Exhibition Space traveling museum...

Consortium Wins NEH Grant for Local Literary History

Marlboro College joins three other local institutions in celebrating a new $150,000, multi-year, “Creating Humanities Communities” matching grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant is focused on sharing the Brattleboro area’s...