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1816: The Year Without a Summer

The year 1816 was known as ‘The Year Without a Summer’ in New England because six inches of snow fell in June and every month of the year had a hard frost.  Temperatures dropped to as low as 40 degrees ...

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A Vermont Civil War Soldier Longs To Go West

Charlie George, a Vermont Civil War soldier, was one of four brothers who enlisted in the 10th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. They were all musical and became members of the  regimental band. The George boys grew up in  Newbury, Vt., in a large farming family, ...

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