The tradition of the Presentation Tent at the Vermont History Expo has been to offer a quality history experience in the midst of the fairgrounds. Scholars, authors, and professionals discuss their work with thoughtful, engaging for those who take a seat and learn amidst the busy activity of Expo.
The Presentation Tent is generously sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council.
Please stay tuned for a more precise schedule! In the meantime, our list of confirmed presenters and their topics is below.
“Myth, Legend, and Wild Truths of 15-Mile Falls” – Beth Kanell
“Seven Years of Grace: The Inspired Mission of Achsa W. Sprague” – Sarah Rath
“Honoring Vermont Civil War Veterans” – Deborah Hardy & Jim Woodman
“A Flood of Records: Researching Natural Disasters in the Vermont State Archives” – Rachel Muse and Sally Blanchard-O’Brien, Vermont State Archives and Records Administration
"Snowmaking in Vermont" – Brian Lindner and Scott Reeves, Vice President of Operations, Stowe Mountain Resort
"The Aftermath of the Civil War in Vermont" – Howard Coffin
"Underwater Archaeology of Lake Champlain" – Art Cohn
"The Elephant Bridge" – Annette Spaulding
"Protestant Relics: The Art of Mourning in the Early American Republic" – Jamie Brummitt