Historic Roots Online

Vermont history is full of interesting stories!  Historic Roots, A Magazine of Vermont History shared many of these stories.  Some are told from the letters or journals that Vermonters have left behind.  Other stories are told by historic places like houses, forts, or even ship wrecks!  Select a theme from the list below to discover many interesting articles about Vermont history.hrdec97sm

Abenaki History          Government          Transportation
African-American History          Historic Places          Travel & Vacations
Communication          Holidays          Using the Land
Doing History          Schools          War
Famous Vermonters          Settlement          Weather
Geography          Technology          Women's History

Or browse by time periods.

learnmoreaboutTeachers & Parents - The articles from Historic Roots can be downloaded as PDF files and printed on letter size paper.  If the article text appears blurry on the screen, zoom in for a crisper image.

Using Historic Roots, A Teacher's Guide (PDF .9MB)

Historic Roots, A Magazine of Vermont History was edited and published by Ann E. Cooper from 1995 to 2000.  The sixteen issues include over 50 articles about a wide variety of Vermont history topics.  The magazine was written for adult learners, but most of the writing is appropriate for grades 5 and up.

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