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Fortunate Son: The Madness of John Stark

General John Stark

For nearly 200 years, from the beginnings of the country, the Stark name, beginning with John Stark, was the gold standard of New Hampshire. The family fortunes followed the arc of the new nation from farming to industrialization to railroads ...

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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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