By Brattleboro Historical Society

ISBN-10: 0738508721

ISBN-13: 9780738508726

family members tales are part of oral heritage. they're instructed to notify more youthful generations approximately occasions heretofore no longer recorded. Brattleboro recollects is a set of such tales followed through the wealthy collection of old pictures that stirred those stories of prior days within the southeastern nook of Vermont.

Brattleboro recollects emerged because of writing workshops backed via the Brattleboro historic Society and made attainable through a furnish from the Council on getting older for Southeastern Vermont. The workshops, facilitated via poet and writing associate Verandah Porche, came about on wintry weather Sunday afternoons. The partitions of the room during which the gang met have been coated with copies of historic photos. The workshop individuals, such a lot of whom nonetheless dwell in Brattleboro, chosen pictures that introduced again robust memories. After learning a picture, they wrote autobiographical items in keeping with what got here to brain. For these shy approximately placing pen to paper, volunteer scribes have been available to hear the tales and support the contributors get their recollections down on paper.

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