Research & Contributions from Jessica Dolan, Ph.D

Research & Contributions from Jessica Dolan, Ph.D

Research & Contributions from Jessica Dolan, Ph.D Thanks to funding from New England Grassroots Fund and the National Endowment for the Humanities, Jessica M. Dolan provided research for the Brattleboro Words Project. Below are the results of her research and her...
William Czar Bradley II & Brooks Memorial Library

William Czar Bradley II & Brooks Memorial Library

WILLIAM CZAR BRADLEY II & BROOKS MEMORIAL LIBRARY A Brattleboro Words Trail Site William Czar Bradley II & Brooks Memorial Library: Downtown Brattleboro William Czar Bradley II, grandson of the famous jurist and poet from Westminster, was the first library...
Jemima Sawtelle: Vernon, VT

Jemima Sawtelle: Vernon, VT

JEMIMA SAWTELLE A Brattleboro Words Trail Site Jemima Sawtelle: Vernon, VT The “indomitable” Jemima Sawtelle (1723-1805) was a young woman in Putney, Vermont, when her misfortune began. First her husband was killed in a skirmish with the local Abenaki people, then the...
Tasha Tudor: Marlboro, VT

Tasha Tudor: Marlboro, VT

TASHA TUDOR A Brattleboro Words Trail Site Tasha Tudor:Marlboro, VT Mother Goose herself lived in the hills of Southern Vermont—no, not the imaginary Mother Goose of old European lore, but Tasha Tudor, the prolific children’s book illustrator born in Boston and best...
Harper Lee: West Brattleboro

Harper Lee: West Brattleboro

HARPER LEE A Brattleboro Words Trail Site Harper Lee:West Brattleboro, VT Nelle Harper Lee (April 28, 1926 – February 19, 2016), author of the classic of American literature, To Kill a Mockingbird, has ties to West Brattleboro that are still currently under...