About This Site

The Vermont Historical Society has developed the Vermont History Explorer to assist students studying Vermont history and teachers teaching Vermont history.  Materials on the site are targeted for students in 3rd and 4th grade.  Teachers and home study educators are encouraged to adapt the materials and use resources as appropriate for students at other grade levels.

Unless otherwise noted, historic artifacts, images and documents are from the collections of the Vermont Historical Society.  Content may not be reproduced without consent from the Vermont Historical Society, except for educational use in classrooms and homes.  To request permission to use materials for other purposes, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For a list of sources consulted during the development of this site, please see the bibliography.  This does not include the citations for the primary sources in the collection of the Vermont Historical Society.  For specific information about the location of these sources, see the VHS Library online catalog or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Links to resources within the Vermont History Explorer web site

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Links to the Freedom & Unity exhibit at the Vermont History Museum

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Resources or suggestions for Teachers & Parents

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Thinking about History - questions to think about

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