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Franklin and Grand Isle

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Franklin

September 17 — The Vermont Civil War Songbook. Dressed in period costume, singer/researcher Linda Radtke shares songs from Vermont during the Civil War period, with engaging commentary and letters from Vermont soldiers. Seldom-heard songs from the Vermont Historical Society include the comic but poignant "Grafted into the Army," "Yankee Robinson at Bull Run," "Neath the Pines of Vermont" (in which a soldier returns home to die), a satirical song about Jefferson Davis, and sentimental ballads from Vermont during the period. Linda Radtke is joined by pianist Arthur Zorn in this program for all audiences that brings the Civil War period in Vermont to life through music and letters. Hosted by the St. Albans Historical Society and Museum. St. Albans Historical Museum, Bliss Auditorium, 9 Church St, 7:00 pm. Cindy Rutkowski, (802) 524-6897.

September 19 — Vermont and the Civil War. From Cedar Creek to Gettysburg, Vermonters were central to the Union cause. Vermont author and Civil War historian Howard Coffin addresses the Vermont contribution to the Civil War. Hosted by the St. Albans Historical Society and Museum. St. Albans Historical Museum, 9 Church St, 7:00 pm. Cindy Rutkowski, (802) 524-6897.

September 30 — Fairfax Reads Wonder. A Vermont Reads Event. Copies of the book available in advance at the bakery. At the event we will choose a character, read a chapter, and discuss it. Snacks provided. Attendees encouraged to bring a canned good for the food shelf. Hosted by the Fairfax Community Library. Fairfax, Foothills Bakery, 1123 Main St, 6:30 pm. Annette Hansen, (802) 849-2420.

October 8 — Vermont and the Civil War. From Cedar Creek to Gettysburg, Vermonters were central to the Union cause. Vermont author and Civil War historian Howard Coffin addresses the Vermont contribution to the Civil War. Hosted by the Montgomery Town Library. Montgomery Center, Montgomery Town Hall, 98 Main St, 7:00 pm. Patrick Farmer, (802) 326 -2211.

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