Frederick Douglass: Downtown Brattleboro

Frederick Douglass: Downtown Brattleboro

FREDERICK DOUGLASS A Brattleboro Words Trail Site Frederick Douglass: Downtown Brattleboro Before and during the Civil War, former slave and black orator Frederick Douglass traveled the speakers’ circuit for the anti-slavery movement. By January 1866, the nation faced...
Judge Harlan Fiske Stone: Chesterfield, NH

Judge Harlan Fiske Stone: Chesterfield, NH

CHIEF JUSTICE HARLAN FISKE STONE A Brattleboro Words Trail Site Judge Harlan Fiske Stone: Chesterfield, NH Harlan Fiske Stone (1872—1946) was born in a modest cottage in Chesterfield, NH. From 1925 to 1941, Stone served as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme...
Judge James L. Oakes: The Brattleboro Post Office

Judge James L. Oakes: The Brattleboro Post Office

JUDGE JAMES L. OAKES A Brattleboro Words Trail Site Judge James L. Oakes: The Brattleboro Post Office & U.S. District Court Up until September 29, 2017, Brattleboro’s stately U.S. Post Office was also a U.S. District Court, home to amenities including a courtroom,...
John Irving & Scott Farm: Dummerston, VT

John Irving & Scott Farm: Dummerston, VT

JOHN IRVING & SCOTT FARM A Brattleboro Words Trail Site John Irving & Scott Farm: Dummerston, VT Rolling over 571 acres in the foothills of Black Mountain, Scott Farm Orchard is known locally for its carefully cultivated heirloom apples, and internationally as...
Packer Corners: Guilford, VT

Packer Corners: Guilford, VT

PACKER CORNERS A Brattleboro Words Trail Site Packer Corners:Guilford, VT The Brattleboro area owes its reputation as a haven for alternative thinking and living in large part to the communes that thrived here through the 1960s and 70s such as Tree Frog Farm, Montague...