Rolf Parker is one of the principal historians for the Brattleboro Words Project. He is a free-lance writer who has published articles on local history in the Deerfield Valley News, The Brattleboro Reformer, and The Commons, He also collaborates with his wife, Cynthia Parker-Houghton, to create humorous and historically themed puzzlers which reveal treasures hidden on local trails, which are published by the Keene Sentinel’s ELF magazine. Rolf lives with his wife and 14 year old son, in Brattleboro.