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Using Words App
The Brattleboro Words Project

The Brattleboro Word Project connects community members to the Brattleboro area’s unique history, the art of audio storytelling - and each other. Our main focus is producing audio pieces and maps for the Brattleboro Words Trail free GPS-triggered audio app and a podcast, which lead listeners on an audio journey of the people and places that make Brattleboro America's most storied small town.

See our other products below!

Words Trail Downtown Map
Words Trail Downtown Map
Brattleboro Words Trail Map
Brattleboro Words Trail Map

Pick up a copy of the Brattleboro Words Trail Map to help guide you as you explore people and stories of southern Vermont.

Print Town
Print Town:
Brattleboro's Legacy of Words

The companion book to the Brattleboro Words Trail is available at Everyone's Books in Brattleboro.

Print Town book cover
Awards Accolades
Attention, Awards, and Accolades
Hathaway Award Group Outside118

Hathaway Award

Best State History Project 2021

AASLH award

2022 American Association of State and Local History

Excellence Award

Indie Book Award

Next Generation Indie Book Awards

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Vermont History Award

Welch mural quote
Brattleboro Amtrak Station Mural

"It's going to have this beautiful artwork that is about the soul," Welch said. "It's about reminding us of the communities we live in. It's about giving us a sense of inspiration that together we can do great things when we share that journey together."

- Peter Welch

You can help the Brattleboro Words Project!
Lucy Terry Prince Marker
Prince Marker at VT Welcome Center
Lucy Terry Prince

Research by the Brattleboro Words Project led the State of Vermont to place an historic marker near the Welcome Center on I-91 celebrating the land rights work of Lucy Terry Prince.

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Amtrak Station Exhibit mockup
Amtrak Station Exhibit mockup
Artist Cynthia Parker Houghton updating mural
Amtrak To Feature Words Trail Murals

Currently on display at the gallery at 118 Elliot, this three-dimensional wall mural by Cynthia Parker Houghton will be a featured installation at the new Brattleboro Amtrak train station opening in the Fall of 2024.

Visitors using Words Trail Mural at 118 Elliot
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