Joe Rivers is President of the Brattleboro Historical Society. He is also a social studies teacher at Brattleboro Area Middle School. Joe serves on the editorial board of the professional journal, Middle Grades Review.  Over the past six years the Historical Society has worked in partnership with BAMS to produce local history stories for the Brattleboro Reformer, WKVT, WTSA, and catalogued numerous podcasts on Soundcloud.com.