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Ilsley Public Library

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75 Main St
Middlebury, VT 05753 United States
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From Skiffs to Sail Ferries: The Story of Vermont’s Small Boat Traditions

The stories of Vermont naval history and commercial shipping have been well documented by generations of historians. However, the traditions of small boat building from throughout our state have remained untold. In this slide presentation, Douglas Brooks shares his research on these traditions, and his work in recreating some of these historic vessels.