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The Gravesites of Six Revolutionary Heroines

The gravesites of such revolutionary heroes as Paul Revere and Nathan Hale are well known and well marked, but where are the revolutionary heroines buried? The New England Historical Society searched for the stories of courageous women willing to sacrifice ...

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The 21 New England State Capitals

New England cities and towns used to vie for state capitals the way they now court sports stadiums, with the result that 21 New England capitals graced the land since Europeans settled the region. Rhode Island, the tiniest state, has ...

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Flashback Photo: The Great 1927 Flood

The Great 1927 Flood was easily the worst in the Vermont’s history. Torrential tropical rains of up to 9 inches from Nov. 2-4 devastated the entire state, especially the Winooski Valley. Downtown Montpelier was under eight to 10 feet of ...

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